- Associated Press - Friday, December 11, 2015

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Police say a Surprise man is in custody for allegedly assaulting a 9-year-old boy.

Surprise police say 36-year-old Jason Overholts was booked into a Maricopa County jail Wednesday night on suspicion of two counts of aggravated assault and one count of disorderly conduct.

They say Overholts allegedly struck a 9-year-old boy in the face.

The assault reportedly did serious damage to the boy’s cheekbone and also caused him to lose several teeth.

Police say Overholts isn’t related to the boy and the motive for the alleged assault remains unclear.



Police say their investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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