A verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation led to the arrest of Brett Armstrong, 30, of Morrill.

Waldo County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call for service at a residence in Morrill April 15. The victim, Armstrong's domestic partner, alleged that, during an argument, Armstrong struck her.

Based on her statement and evidence collected at the scene, deputies placed Armstrong under arrest for domestic violence assault, class D.

He was held at Waldo County Correctional Center and later released on $500 bail.