JAY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont State Police say two Massachusetts men are facing criminal charges after they got into a fight in the town of Jay when one of the men threw a snowball at the car of the other.

Police say the incident began Friday afternoon when 49-year-old Charles Dow of Newton, Mass., threw a snowball at a moving vehicle belonging to 39-year-old Robert Earley of Nantucket, Mass.

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Police say Earley then stopped the vehicle and assaulted Dow, who was treated for his injuries at the North Country Hospital in Newport.

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Earley was cited into court on a charge of simple assault. Dow was charged with disorderly conduct.

Both men are due in court in May.

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