Man chokes H & R Block employee over his tax situation


KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) – An north St. Louis County man is charged with assault allegedly because he was unhappy with how his tax filing turned out.

Kirkwood police arrested Michael Wright, 53, after he admitted to assaulting a H & R Block employee.

According to police, Wright was upset about his current tax situation and pushed the employee who was helping him to the ground and tried to choke him.

Wright now faces a third degree assault charge.  H & R Block declined comment.