Michael Strickland, 20, of Rome was arrested this week for attempting to cause a fight.

According to police, Strickland was witnessed to be in the middle of a roadway on Dean Street throwing punches attempting to hit the victim in the face and cause her harm.

When officers arrived and arrested Strickland, he was searched and less than an ounce of marijuana was found on his person.

Strickland is charged with affray, disorderly conduct, and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.