Anheuser-Busch heir accused of assault at son's basketball practice

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Anheuser-Busch heir accused of assault at son's basketball practice. Brian Taff reports during Action News at 4 p.m. on March 29, 2018. (WPVI)

A member of the Anheuser-Busch family is now facing charges stemming from an incident involving his son and another boy.

Billy Busch is accused of trying to break up a fight between his son and a fellow sixth grader during a basketball practice at school.

Police say the 58-year-old grabbed the 11-year-old boy and pushed him up against a wall.

Other adults then had to separate them.

In newly released audio from Busch's phone call with a detective, he tells his side.

The boy's parents called Busch's actions "unconscionable."

He is now charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault.

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