Mexico Man Arrested on Assault Charges After Reportedly Hitting Another Man With a Vehicle

A Mexico man is facing Second Degree Assault charges after an arrest yesterday (Sunday) where he is accused of hitting another man with his vehicle.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 2:15pm in the 1600 block of North Clark Street.

Responding officers found that this had been part of an ongoing dispute involving several people and several locations, both inside and outside of Mexico.

Public Safety says they determined 35 year old Brent L. Sampson was leaving the scene when he struck a 29 year old Mexico man who had just arrived.

Sampson left the area and was later arrested.

The victim was taken to SSM-Audrain where he was admitted for treatment of his injuries.