Diara Mickens scratches, punches brother during argument

26-year-old Diara Kaurice Mickens was involved in a domestic disturbance with her brother, Clifford Mickens, on Cobalt Drive in the early hours of November 23rd. Officers responded to reports regarding a suspicious person on I-24 westbound, arrived, and spoke with Clifford, who advised that he verbally argued with his sister. Then, he stated that she pushed him, causing him to fall over, so he attempted to leave. However, Clifford returned to retrieve his belongings. This is when she scratched and punched his face. Clifford stated he bit her in self-defense while she attacked him. He told officers he had been looking for a place to stay since the incident. Officers observed Clifford having physical signs of assault. Diara Mickens was taken into custody for domestic assault.

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