Sioux County Sheriff's Office

Sioux County Sheriff's Office

HAWARDEN—A 46-year-old Hawarden woman was arrested Saturday, Nov. 9, on a charge of first-offense domestic abuse assault.

The arrest of Michelle Marie Blackledge stemmed from a report of a domestic disturbance at about 3:40 p.m. at 1522 Central Ave., according to the Hawarden Police Department.

In talking with Blackledge and a man at the residence, the two said they had been arguing all day and Blackledge punched the man in the face outside the residence, according to court documents.

A neighbor witnessed the incident and called 911.