Police investigate assault in New Madrid Co.

CATRON, MO (KFVS) - Police are investigating an early morning assault Tuesday in New Madrid Co.

According to Sheriff Terry Stevens, police were called to an assault on Kell St. in Catron, Mo.

The victim was taken to Missouri Delta Medical Center and treated for burns on the face and leg. Police say the victim was released.

According to Stevens, the suspect was placed under arrest, but there have been no formal charges.

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