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Father-son duo in Manatee charged with battery after dad grabs Taser and tries to stun deputy

MANATEE — A father and his son were charged with battery after a fight at 12:20 a.m. Sunday.

Mark Campany, 49, and his son, Brandon Campany, 26, battered a 61-year-old male at 1280 Whitfield Ave., according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.

Mark Campany resisted arrest and was subdued by Taser, according to the report.

Mark Campany grabbed the Taser and tried unsuccessfully to use it against law enforcement agents, according to the report. He was finally arrested and taken to jail.

The Campanys were in the Manatee County jail Sunday subject to $500 bonds, according to the jail website.

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