(STURGIS) – A man wanted in connection with a Thursday night assault is in custody.
Sturgis Police say they arrested 26 year old Jorel Gefferard Saturday without incident in the 1100 building at Gateway Village.
Gefferard is wanted on charges of assault with intent to murder and malicious destruction of property following an incident at the Quail Run Apartments at 1011 Cato Lane just before 10 PM Thursday. Sturgis Police received a call of two people fighting and one of them being attacked with a hatchet. Officers located the male victim who suffered a large cut to the hand and a gash to the upper back.
Police continue to investigate what caused the incident.