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The son of a Pennsylvania mayor punched her in the face, knocked her to the ground, and kicked her several times in her back, head and face before a bystander intervened, authorities say.

Anderson's mother, Kim Bracey, is the mayor of York, Pennsylvania. Anderson allegedly assaulted her at her campaign headquarters 

Brandon Anderson, 30, allegedly attacked his mother, York Mayor Kim Bracey, last Saturday at her campaign headquarters, reports the York Dispatch.

The bystander intervened as Anderson was about to hit his mother with a wooden flag pole, according to court documents.

Anderson was arrested at the scene and charged with simple assault, a misdemeanor.

Bracey released a statement Friday night saying her son is battling an opioid addiction.

She said: ‘Like thousands of families, our family is confronting the fact that my adult son is battling an opioid addiction.’

She added: ‘No family is immune from this epidemic which is why we must do everything in our power to solve it. At this time, I would ask the media for privacy as my family deals with this issue.’


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