Bulldozer vs. excavator – brothers battle in heavy machinery

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BOW, New Hampshire - Police responded to a recycling facility after receiving a call that a man had used a front end loader to topple an excavator, which his brother was operating when it flipped.

Police say 54-year-old Peter Emanuel then drove the bulldozer toward them, crashed it into a building, then hopped into a garbage truck and raced away.

A few hours later, officers caught up to Emanuel and arrested him on several felony charges, including attempted first-degree assault, criminal mischief, and resisting arrest.

His brother, Stanley Emanuel, was not injured.

He blamed the attack on his brother's alleged mental illness.

"Hopefully my brother Peter will get the help he needs. We love him and hope the best for him," Emanuel tells NECN.

Peter Emanuel is being held on a $170,000 bail.

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