Man arrested for assault

By The Mercury

Riley County police reported that officers arrested Skylar Council, 21, 600 S. 8th St., Tuesday for allegedly pointing a pellet gun at three minors at about 4 p.m. near 1023 Yuma St.

The three minors, ranging in age from 13 to 16, told police that Council, who they knew, had pointed a gun at them while he was a passenger in a passing vehicle.

Lt. Josh Kyle said the occupants of the vehicle were identified and further investigation revealed that the gun was a pellet gun.

Police arrested Council for misdemeanor assault. He is confined to the Riley County Jail on $1,000 bond.

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