Russell Pershing Slaton, 30 of Aragon, was arrested this week after reports said he assaulted a woman at a home on Wax Road.

Reports said that Slaton grabbed the victim while trying to get his keys.  Slaton then grabbed the victim’s phone and threw it while she was on the phone with 911. 

The cellphone was broken in the altercation, resulting in $40 in damage.

Slaton is charged with simple assault, hindering a person making an emergency call and criminal trespass.