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  • 2 September 2014, 19:24

Wedding Brawl Ends With Groom Held By Police

A groom has spent his wedding night in police custody after allegedly harassing a waitress at the reception and then getting into a brawl.

According to a criminal complaint, Mark Williams, 35, touched the waitress several times during a wedding cruise in Pennsylvania.

He allegedly tried to pour alcohol down her throat - even as she told him she was pregnant.

After the boat docked early on Monday, he allegedly scuffled with the waitress' boyfriend.

The police were called and Williams was led away by officers as his wife stood on the dock in her wedding dress.

He faces charges including riot, harassment and resisting arrest, news reports said.

The couple were seen leaving a municipal court on Monday, but did not speak to reporters.

Also facing charges is Williams' off-duty state trooper brother, David Williams, who allegedly assaulted two Pittsburgh police officers who were called to the scene.

A third man, a member of a local school board, also faces charges. CBS said he punched at a car window and screamed he was HIV positive as he was being taken away.

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