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Staten Island Firefighter Allegedly Argues With Wife Over Internet Photo, Hits Her with iPad

Please do not use tablets as weapons.
(Photo: Apple)

(Photo: Apple)

Apple’s iPad is a magnificent tool that can be used for education, entertainment and communication. It has revolutionized the way we interact with computers. It is not, however, a weapon.

The Staten Island Advance reports that Tottenville firefighter Eric Bischoff was arrested on Monday for allegedly hitting his wife over the head twice with an iPad. The two were arguing over a photo Mr. Bischoff’s wife had just uploaded to the Internet, but the police declined to describe the image’s content.

Let this be a word of warning: just because you don’t agree with your significant other over a Reddit picture doesn’t mean you can assault them with electronic devices.

Mr. Bischoff told¬†The Advance,¬†“I pleaded innocent in court, and I categorically deny the charges against me.”

(h/t Gothamist)

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