Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester Police Department arrested a man accused of attacking another man with a golf club over the weekend. 

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Communications Coordinator Amanda Grayson says the alleged attack occurred at a northeast Rochester apartment complex. Officers responded to the incident around 2:30 Saturday morning. 

The alleged attack occurred in the 1400 block of 1st Ave. Northeast. Grayson says a man reported being struck with a golf club wielded by 57-year-old Jason Smith of Rochester


He reported that Smith hit him with the club several times after he and a woman had gotten into an argument with him, according to the police report

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A Mayo Clinic Ambulance crew evaluated the victim at the scene. Grayson says he suffered bruising. Olmsted County Adult Detention Center records indicate Smith was booked into the jail shortly after 3:00 Saturday morning. 

Smith. Olmsted County ADC
Smith. Olmsted County ADC

Grayson says the Rochester Police Department is recommending he face charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct brawling/fighting. 

Smith is awaiting his first appearance in Olmsted County Court.

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