Man allegedly destroys phone, injures family member

CASTILE, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man is accused of destroying a family member’s cell phone on Tuesday, in Wyoming County.

Officials say 42-year-old Christopher T. Bannister’s family member was videotaping him behaving out of control around 6:30 p.m. Bannister is accused of taking the phone, and injuring the family member while destroying it. He was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Banniester is schedule to appear in Castile court next month.

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