If you are asking what type of criminal charges your sister could face for assaulting your aunt, you need to post this question in the criminal area so a criminal law specialist can hear your fact pattern and advise what possible criminal charges your sister could face. From an injury standpoint, if your aunt was not injured to the point where she required medical attention and did not incur medical bills, there is not much in the way of compensation she could seek from you sister.
In every case where one person injures another there can be civil as well as other legal implications. Whether the injuries are minimal and the case is or is not appealing is another issue. No one will like these facts. However, police like to deter this type of conduct.
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From a civil standpoint, what you are describing is a battery. Theoretically, damages could be awarded for the indignity of manhandled. But it would not be worth pursuing, and I doubt any lawyer would take the case. As far as criminal charges, that is outside the scope of my expertise.
Your facts indicate criminal issues, and do not indicate an arrest.
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