Phone Cord Used in Brandon Assault


A 36-year old Brandon male has been arrested for Assault with a Weapon, and Utter Threats to Cause Death after an incident in Brandon on Wednesday afternoon. Police say the man assaulted a woman with a phone cord. Reports indicate that he had asked her to pull the vehicle into the garage when the garage suffered some damage. Prior to her leaving the residence it is alleged that he threatened to kill her. The victim made contact with police to complain of the assault at around 3:10 pm and a short-time later the suspect turned himself in.  He suspect was released on a promise to appear.