Man arrested for felonious assault at a Chippewa County tavern

UPDATE — The arrested subject, 62-year-old Rex Hyrns, was arraigned in the 91st district court, for assault with a dangerous weapon.

CHIPPEWA COUNTY — On the evening of February 29, Michigan State Troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post were dispatched to a tavern in Chippewa County, Chippewa Township, after the owner of the establishment reported that a patron was refusing to leave.

An on-scene investigation showed that the patron was refusing to leave because he wanted to speak with the police to report having been assaulted. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of a 62-year-old Eckerman man for felonious assault.

A 27-year-old male victim sought his own treatment for a small laceration.