Woman arrested on suspicion of assaulting man in Douglass Park

2 months 1 week 4 days ago May 13, 2017 May 13, 2017 Saturday, May 13 2017 Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:50:00 AM CDT in News
By: Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Columbia police said a 20-year-old woman punched a 19-year-old man and used a tool to cut him at Douglass Park on Friday night.

Meisha M. McDuffy, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of assault in the first degree and armed criminal action, a news release from the Columbia Police Department said.

Police said officers arrived after 8:41 p.m. and saw the man had cuts to his abdomen, arm and hand. Police said the two knew each other through a mutual acquaintance and McDuffy came to the park upset with the man.

The man's injuries were not life-threatening and he was transported to a local hospital.

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