Man charged after allegedly assaulting his father

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By The Staff

A Campbellsville man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his father.

According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to a domestic call at about 9:30 p.m. on East First Street, where they discovered Mathew Close had allegedly assaulted his father, Joseph Close, also of Campbellsville.

Joseph Close was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital and later transported to University of Louisville Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor Rescue. He was released the following day.

Mathew Close was treated and released at Taylor Regional Hospital for minor injuries. He was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal mischief, terroristic threatening, alcohol intoxication and resisting arrest.

Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan investigated. Taylor County Sheriff's Department also responded.