Man arrested for aggravated assault
A Ruston man is in jail after being accused of hitting a woman and pulling a weapon on her.
Kendrick Kendell Owens, 32, of 203 Maple St., was booked in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center around 2 a.m. this morning on charges of aggravated assault and two counts of simple battery.
According to the arrest affidavit, Ruston Police Department officers responded to Maple Street in reference to a disturbance. The victim reportedly stated that the suspect attacked her and her friend. The victim and the suspect were arguing when Owens allegedly pushed her down, hit her in the face and dragged her by her hair.