September 16, 2019

Belfast man arrested on assault charges

BELFAST – A city man was arrested on assault charges Sunday after a fight with a female acquaintance.

Wayne Stanhope, 26, of Spring Brook Drive was arrested at his home at 12:39 p.m.

After interviewing the alleged victim, city police officers charged Stanhope with assault and criminal threatening. The 22-year-old female did not require medical attention, Chief Allen Weaver said.

Officers Bryan Cunningham and Howard Dakin placed Stanhope under arrest and took him to the Waldo County Jail. Bail was set at $5,000 cash.

Correction: A shorter version ran in Final edition.

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