O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office

O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office

PRIMGHAR—The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Ashley Marie Sorensen, 32, Primghar, about 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, on a charge of simple assault at the Pride Group facility about a mile east of Primghar.

Another resident of the facility stated that he was standing in the day room when Sorensen assaulted him, according to court documents.

Photos were taken of the blood dripping down victim’s face, scratches and a swollen bloody lip.

Several staff members said they witnessed the assault.

Sorensen stated the man “said several nasty things” to her so she hit him several times to keep him from talking, according to court documents.