A brother and sister, Nicholas Brandon Worthy, 18 of Rome, and Haeley Marie Waters, 25 of Rome, were arrested at their Wynnie Road home after a verbal altercation became physical.

Reports said that Waters pushed her fingers into the face of Worthy and then struck him with an umbrella.  Worthy suffered a visible injury to his left arm.

Worthy is accused of pushing Waters into a table and then placing her in a behind-the-back choke hold.

Both are charged with simple battery.