Man Points Rifle At Teen Daughter After Game Of Battleship Goes Bad

|
November 12, 2014 10:30 a.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man is accused of threatening his teenage daughter with a rifle during an argument that began over a game of Battleship.

Police say the 68-year-old man was with his 17-year-old daughter in a rural area when he accused her of cheating and broke the game.

Utah County authorities say the girl tried to leave the trailer where they were playing, but the man dragged her back by her hair and pointed the loaded rifle at her head.

The Daily Herald reports she called 911 from a cellphone and authorities traced the GPS signal to a campsite. She escaped from the trailer after deputies arrived.

The Deseret News reports the father was arrested on suspicion of intoxication, aggravated assault and other charges.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Newsletters
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.
Latest News
Comments are now Members-Only

Non-members are still able to read comments, but will no longer be able to participate. To join the conversation, sign up now and get:

30% Off Annual Prime Membership

TPM strives to build as inclusive a community as financially possible. We offer FREE memberships to those experiencing financial hardship and FREE memberships for students.

View all options
Comments
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Associate Editor:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Publisher:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front End Developer:
Senior Designer: