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Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

ROCK RAPIDS—A 29-year-old Rock Rapids man was arrested Thursday, July 22, on a charge of assault causing bodily injury or mental illness.

The arrest of Cole Ray Zimbelman stemmed from a report of an altercation about 8:30 p.m. in Rock Rapids, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

A Rock Valley man said Zimbelman shoved him into a pickup, then pulled him out of the vehicle and hit him, according to the incident report.

The man also said Zimbelman threatened him by saying his cousin was going to come and shoot him.

A no contact order was issued against Zimbelman with the man.