On July 1 at 8:01 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of North Kennebec Street in Arlington after a verbal altercation between two individuals escalated into a physical confrontation.
According to police, one of the combatants allegedly struck the other multiple times, then grabbed a glass object and continued to strike him.
The suspect – 34-year-old Michael Barnes-Tyler of Arlington – was arrested and charged with malicious wounding, assault-and-battery and possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance. He was held on a secure bond.
The victim was treated on scene by medics.