Man arrested, charged after residential assault

Henry Norris

Photo courtesy of Scott City Police Department

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (KBSI) – At approximately 7:45 p.m. Thursday evening, officers from the Scott City Police Department responded to a local residence for an assault.

It was reported that an assault had occurred, and the suspect left the residence prior to the officers arrival. Officers arrived on the scene and contacted medical personnel to aid the victim.

Officers investigated the scene and spoke to witnesses and were able to identify the suspect of the assault as Henry Lee Norris Jr., of Benton, Mo.

Norris was charged with 1st degree assault, through the 33rd Judicial Circuit of Scott County, with no bond option. Norris was taken to the Scott City Police Department jail and currently is being held there.

The victim was later taken to the hospital for treatment.




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