Prosecutors charged a 28-year-old Lawrence man with aggravated battery Monday after he was arrested on connection with a fight early Saturday in the 2400 block of Ousdahl Road.
Sgt. Matt Sarna, a Lawrence police spokesman, said an 18-year-old Lawrence woman alleged she was at a party at the apartment and tried to break up a fight there. She said she left and later returned to collect her personal belongings but that the suspect and another man knocked her to the ground and kicked her in the head.
Sarna said the woman had a a cut on her forehead and was treated at the scene but refused to be taken to a hospital. Police arrested Roberto Mendez on Monday, and prosecutors filed one count of aggravated battery against him.