Police: Youngstown man started fight, charged with assault

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A fight in downtown Youngstown Saturday night put a 24-year-old man in jail.

Sean Griffin Jr. is facing assault and obstruction charges.

According to the police report, Griffin began honking his horn behind a woman who stopped to say goodbye to her friend.

Witnesses told police Griffin got out of the car and started punching the victims, wanting them to move out of the way.

Police chased him into a nearby alley, where he was tased twice in front of Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts. Griffin told police he was running because he was scared of the girls on Hazel Street.

He was taken to the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office and is due in court on Monday.

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