An Adel man was arrested Thursday night after allegedly punching his girlfriend’s sister.
David Wayne Thompson, 36, of 1301 S. 11th St., Adel, was charged with assault causing bodily injury.
The incident began about 11:30 p.m. Thursday when officers of the Adel Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 1300 block of 11th Street.
Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the victim, who said she “was punched in the face multiple times by” Thomspon “after being thrown to the ground,” according to court records.
Officers observed the victim “had a bloody nose and an injured hand.” The victim was identified as the sister of Thompson’s girlfriend.
Thompson is held in the Dallas County Jail on a $1,000 cash or surety bond. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing April 13 Dallas County District Court.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.