A 58-year-old local man has been arrested after biting a pedestrian who yelled at him.

On July 1, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers responded to the area of Johnson Street and King Street regarding a road rage incident. Officers learned the victim had tried to cross the road when the accused allegedly ran a red light. The victim yelled at the accused that he had run a red light at which point the accused got out of his vehicle and called the victim on to fight. The accused then lunged at the victim and bit his nose. The accused jumped back in his vehicle and left the area.

On July 3, 2017, at approximately 6:45 p.m. the accused turned himself in at police headquarters. The accused was arrested and later released on conditions with a future court date.

The accused was charged with assault.