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Police responded to Garland County Circuit Court on Tuesday afternoon after a dispute between two Little Rock television reporters about tweeting during the Wade Naramore trial, authorities said.

A Hot Springs Police Department report shows KATV reporter Marine Glisovic requested it be filed after an altercation outside the courtroom with KARK reporter Drew Petrimoulx.

The report says police were called "in reference to a disturbance" at the courthouse where the trial is being held.

Naramore, a Garland County circuit court judge, is charged with negligent homicide in the death of his 17-month-old son, who died last year after being left in a hot car.

[UPDATES: Click here for all updates from the third day of Wade Naramore's trial.]

According to the report, Glisovic said Petrimoulx confronted her as she left court "and started harassing her about a news tweet."

"Glisovic said Petrimoulx got loud in her face which began an argument between the two of them," the report said, adding Petrimoulx "continued to harass" her as she walked down the stairs of the courthouse.

Police also spoke with Petrimoulx, who told officers he was calm when he told Glisovic it wasn't fair for her to post updates "since the judge had told them no cellphones" in the courtroom, the report said.

"Petrimoulx said that is when Glisovic started getting loud and arguing," the report said. "Petrimoulx stated that they did get into a little bit of an argument."

The report lists an offense of disorderly conduct, but it does not indicate if anyone would be charged. Cpl. Kirk Zaner, a spokesman for the Hot Springs agency, said investigators would review the report, but it's not clear if any additional action will be taken.

KARK News Director Austin Kellerman and KATV News Director Nick Genty each said in emails that management at the stations had spoken and resolved the situation.

"We'll continue to cover the trial in a professional manner moving forward," Kellerman wrote.

Glisovic and Petrimoulx were each back at the courthouse covering the trial's third day Wednesday.

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  • HM2
    August 17, 2016 at 12:38 p.m.

    I say; pistols at ten paces.

  • LR1955
    August 17, 2016 at 1:04 p.m.

    After googling their photos, I'm guessing is the twerpy male reporter "hit on" the hot female reporter, was rejected, he reacted in an immature manner.

  • Gnusman48
    August 17, 2016 at 1:12 p.m.

    Oh yeah, really professional guys.

  • Tigermule
    August 17, 2016 at 3:29 p.m.

    Possible/speculative scenario: pretty, perky blond is used to playing by her own rules and accustomed to getting her way. When confronted about prohibited behavior, she plays the threatened female card and finger pointing to downplay her transgression.

  • FreshAir
    August 17, 2016 at 4:45 p.m.

    Nice. We need more of this. Anchorman style battles.

  • WillPorterfield
    August 17, 2016 at 4:53 p.m.

    "...adding Petrimoulx "continued to harass" her as she walked down the stairs of the courthouse." - Isn't this exactly what the reporters do to victims, families and the accused during high profile trials?

  • itryed
    August 17, 2016 at 5:15 p.m.

    " Film at Eleven....."

  • MaxCady
    August 17, 2016 at 5:50 p.m.

    Sounds like something out of Ron Burgundy!

  • MaxCady
    August 17, 2016 at 5:58 p.m.

    He has a voice that could make a wolverine purr and suits so fine they make Sinatra look like a hobo. He wears Sex Panther cologne by Odeon.

  • ARMNAR
    August 17, 2016 at 6:31 p.m.

    ...which is why I watch KTHV.

    Can you imagine Randy Hankins pulling something like this?

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