A Monticello man is behind bars after a Sunday night altercation in the Hub City.
Justin Williams, 28, was arrested at 211 Chevy Chase Drive in Hattiesburg, after police responded to a disturbance call around 10 p.m.
“Officers discovered that the victim and the suspect had been arguing, and the victim stated that the suspect, (Williams) bit her and assaulted her, with that evidence, officers took Williams into custody,” said Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler.
The victim was not transported to a hospital, and her injuries were not life threatening according to Traxler.
Williams was transported to the Forrest County Jail and charged with domestic violence, aggravated assault.
Traxler said the victim and Williams both knew one another, and the investigation is still ongoing.
Williams' bond was set at $50,000.