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Police Make Arrest for Assault in Smyrna

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SMYRNA, Del. - Police in Smyrna have arrested one man for first degree assault following an incident on Sunday.

Police say that at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Sunday October, 19th, officers of the Smyrna Police Department responded to the unit block of West South Street in reference to a reported assault.

Responding officers arrived on scene and located a 41 year old male victim suffering from injuries to the head and face from an apparent physical altercation.

The victim was transported from the scene to the Kent General Hospital ER and treated for fractures to the face.

Officers determined that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect which then became physical when the suspect struck the victim in the face several times during the incident.

Marvin L. Blackson, 49, of the unit block of West South Street in Smyrna was arrested for the assault. Blackson was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $25,000.00 secured bail.

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