Norfolk man arrested after domestic assault

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A physical disturbance broke out after a Norfolk man allegedly assaulted a woman.

NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) – A physical disturbance broke out after a Norfolk man allegedly assaulted a woman.

On Tuesday afternoon around 11:13 p.m. the Norfolk Police were called to a residence in the 700 block of Spruce Avenue regarding a physical disturbance. When police arrived at the scene, they found one man pinning down the suspect.

Riley D. Hare, 23 of Norfolk, was allegedly arguing with a woman. The argument escalated and Hare physically assaulted the woman by striking her and pulling her hair, according to a press release from the Norfolk Police Department.

The unidentified man pinning Hare down was a witness to the physical assault between Hare and the woman. Other witnesses at the scene confirmed the assault between Hare and the woman.

Hare was arrested for third-degree domestic assault. He was housed at the Norfolk City Jail but was later transferred to the Madison County Jail.

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