Man arrested for assault at Montpelier overnight shelter

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MONTPELIER — A 36-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Montpelier earlier this month.

On January 16, authorities say they were notified of an altercation at an overnight shelter on State Street involving an intoxicated individual.

Police say the involved party had displayed violent and tumultuous behavior within a public space and had assaulted two others present.

Due to his level of intoxication, he evaluated by Washington County Mental Health Services.

Police say that probable cause was established that the man, a resident of Montpelier, had committed the crime of disorderly conduct and simple assault.

He was arrested and will face charges at a later date.

Police have not released the name of the suspect at this time.

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