A 33-year-old Chicago man has been arrested for assault after an incident in Winona Monday night. Demarlo Haywood allegedly punched a woman in the head, neck, and face several times and broke her phone as she tried to call police.
It happened in the 350 block of East Sarnia Street.
He also allegedly put a 14-year-old boy in a headlock when he tried to intervene. Haywood fled and stole $400 from the woman’s coat prior to police arriving. He was later found in a laundry room.
Haywood is facing charges of third-degree assault, fifth-degree domestic assault casting fear and harm, theft, interfering with an emergency call, and fifth-degree assault.