Sheldon Police Department vehicle

SHELDON—A 46-year-old Sheldon man was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 7, on a charge of first-offense domestic abuse assault.

The arrest of Eduardo Perez stemmed from a verbal argument with a female household member about 11:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, according to the Sheldon Police Department.

The situation escalated when the female wanted to leave the house to keep the argument from escalating.

The two got into a physical altercation, and Perez grabbed the female and prevented her from leaving the house, according to the incident report.

The female received some abrasions to her hand and thigh during the altercation.