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Fields arrested for assault

A Loyall woman is facing an assault charge after allegedly striking a man with a vehicle.

Ebony M. Fields, 37, was arrested on Thursday by Harlan County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Matt Cope.

According to the arrest warrant obtained by Kentucky State Police Trooper Drew Wilson, police received a complaint on Sept. 16 of a domestic disturbance on KY 987 in the Smith community. When Wilson arrived, he made contact with Charles Smith, who told him his ex-girlfriend had come to the residence. She jumped on Smith and his son, then struck him with a vehicle while she was leaving. Smith had visible injuries to this left leg and arm, but he refused emergency medical services.

Fields was charged with second-degree assault and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $5,000 full cash bond.

Several days later, Charlie Wayne Smith, 39, of Smith, was arrested by Cope. A warrant was obtained and served on Thursday.

According to the complaint, Smith damaged Fields’ car with a shovel and helmet. Fields acquired an estimate from Creech Chevrolet in Harlan for approximately $2,543.

Smith was charged with first-degree criminal mischief and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $1,500 full cash bond.

Reach Joe P. Asher at 606-909-4132