Yampa man suspected of felony assault

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Routt County Sheriff's Office/courtesy

David Redmond

— A 31-year-old Yampa man was arrested on suspicion of felony second-degree assault Thursday stemming from an incident near Yampa.

David C. Redmond was being held without a set bond until he can see a judge Friday.

Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch said the 40-year-old victim from Yampa reported the assault at about 11:50 p.m. Wednesday. The incident occurred at 28000 Routt County Road 7.

Birch said the victim reported being shoved and kicked by Redmond. It is not suspected a weapon was used.

"It was essentially a fight between two individuals," Birch said.

The victim was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center with a cut to his finger and later was released.

To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247 or email mstensland@SteamboatToday.com

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