Brother charged with harassment

A dispute between siblings on West Embargo Street Monday afternoon ended with charges against the brother.

Police said Peter Cochran, of 410 W. Embargo St., struck his sister with his fist during the argument at 2:52 p.m. Police said the woman was holding a young child in her arms at the time.

Cochran is charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. He was held in lockup overnight to await arraignment today in City Court.