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O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office

HARTLEY—A 57-year-old Sanborn man was arrested about 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, on a charge of assault.

The arrest of Michael Patrick Stofferan stemmed from an incident about 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, on Tyler Avenue, according to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office.

Stofferan allegedly hit an Elk Point, SD, man with a flag stick and put his hands around the other man’s neck and head area on Tyler Avenue near Hartley, according to the incident report.