Izard County authorities announced the arrest of an Ash Flat man for domestic battery, aggravated assault, terroristic threatening, and endangering the welfare of a minor. Tuesday the subject is expected in circuit court on the charges.
Sheriffâ€™s deputies were called to Day Road, outside of Horseshoe Bend on Nov. 11th for a domestic assault.
Investigators determined Michael Gilbreath age 46, of Ash Flat, had assaulted an 89 year old victim. Authorities stated that Gilbreath also held a knife to the victimâ€™s throat and threatened the victimâ€™s life. The report stated minors were present during the alleged assault.
Gilbreath was arrested and taken to jail and was being held on a $20,000 cash only bond.