Beer bottle smashing Stewartville woman arrested on assault charges

Kayla Peterson Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. Kayla Peterson

Updated: October 14, 2019 09:19 AM
Created: October 14, 2019 09:02 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- A 20-year-old Stewartville woman is facing charges after allegedly smashing a beer bottle over a man's head, sending him to the hospital. 

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 at Riverview Greens Golf Course in Stewartville. According Olmsted County Sheriff's Captain Scott Behrns, Kayla Peterson got into an argument with a 22-year-old man. Capt. Behrns said the victim said something to Peterson along the lines of "why don't you just hit me?". Capt. Behrns said Peterson did hit the man with a beer bottle, causing "severe" lacerations on his head and neck. 


He was taken to the hospital by ambulance. However, Capt. Behrns said the victim wasn't being very cooperative. 

Peterson was arrested and is facing a felony 2nd-degree assault charge, a misdemeanor domestic assault charge, and a misdemeanor for underage consumption. 

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