A Storm Lake man was arrested after a police officer early Thursday morning was flagged down in the 200 Block of West Milwaukee by a man who said he had been assaulted.
The victim claimed 37-year-old Justin Mann of Storm Lake had assaulted him at 423 Michigan Street. Police located Mann at that address… and determined the victim and Mann had engaged in a verbal argument. The argument escalated when Mann reportedly tackled the victim to the ground and began choking him and striking him in the ribs. The victim then fled the residence.
Mann was charged with assault, a serious misdemeanor. Mann was jailed on a one-thousand dollar bond.. The victim received minor scrapes and bruises, but refused treatment.