Decatur woman faces assault charge after incident at Kathy Lane home

Cheri Garner
Cheri Garner(Decatur Police Department)
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 8:29 AM CDT
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - A Decatur woman was arrested this week for an assault at a Kathy Lane home.

According to a release from the Decatur Police Department, a 911 call was received on May 23 around 11 a.m. reporting an assault at the home leading to cuts on a man’s legs.

The victim advised he had been assaulted by a female in his residence, according to the responding officers. The victim was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital for treatment.

Cheri Garner, age 51 of Decatur, was developed as a suspect following an initial investigation of the scene.

A warrant was issued for Garner on May 25. She was arrested and charged with second-degree assault. Garner was booked into the Morgan County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

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