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North Vernon Man Arrested on Domestic Battery Charge

A Jennings County man was arrested over the weekend after North Vernon Police responded to an apartment complex in the 200 Block of East Walnut Street.

Police determined 33-year-old Michael Roy, of North Vernon, had pinned a woman down on the floor. Officer Justin Black says the alleged attack was broken up by an 11-year-old inside the residence. After Roy was arrested, he allegedly began to resist officers, causing him and a number of officers to slip and fall on the ice. As a result, authorities say Roy received a small cut on his head.

After being treated, Roy was booked in the Jennings County Jail on a charges of Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Minor and Resisting Law Enforcement.

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014 7:13:16 AM

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