A 24-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Wednesday evening after hitting another person with a stick.
According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Randy Roberts, the incident began about 6:30 p.m. near Ninth and Mississippi streets. The suspect and another individual had become engaged in a verbal altercation that then became physical. The suspect struck the other person with a stick. He was booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges of aggravated assault.
There were no injuries in the incident.