COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
A man is now in custody after allegedly assaulting a woman at the Columbia Mall.
34-year-old Joseph Jones is charged with first-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action.
Police were called to the parking lot of the Columbia Mall around seven Sunday morning.
Officers learned Jones allegedly tried to run over the victim with a car and continued to assault her by grabbing her by the hair and dragging her into the car.
Police later arrested Jones after responding to a separate call in the 2000 block of Gus Court for a verbal altercation.
He is being held at the Boone County Jail on a $25,000 bond.
Jones has a docket hearing scheduled for August 11 and a preliminary hearing scheduled for Sept. 13.