Southside police make assault arrest – News – Gadsden Times – Alabama News

Southside police make assault arrest – News – Gadsden Times – Alabama News

Southside police arrested a Leeds man Sunday afternoon in connection with an assault that left the victim with a fractured clavicle, according to Police Chief Chris Jones.

Southside dispatchers got a 911 call at 3:30 p.m. Sunday about an assault on River Hills Circle, Sgt. Jay Freeman said.

Lt. Clay Johnson and Officer Brandon Guffey responded, while the dispatcher was able to get the suspect’s vehicle information and provide it to officers on their way to the residence. Officers spotted the vehicle and stopped the suspect.

The suspect, identified as Barry Todd Yancy, 47, admitted to being in an altercation and was taken into custody for second-degree assault, a felony. He was transported to the Etowah County Detention Center without incident.

The victim was transported to the hospital, where X-ray results a fractured clavicle.

“Dispatch did an outstanding job getting the information out and getting officers into the area quickly and finding the offender,” Freeman said.

Bond was set at $2,500.

 

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