An Estherville man is facing an assault charge after an incident this past weekend.
Estherville police say that at approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to 403 1/2 West Fifth Avenue North in regards to a dispute. While in route to the call, police were advised that the male involved in the incident had left the residence with another person in a vehicle. Estherville police located the vehicle and the male suspect approximately four blocks from the victim's residence.
During the investigation, it was determined that 44 year old Charlie Smith of Estherville had assaulted a female individual at the residence, causing injury. Smith was placed under arrest for serious assault and transported to the Emmet County Jail.
Smith is being held in the Emmet County Jail on a $1,000 cash bond for the assault charge. Smith is also being held on a probation violation, which has no bond.