On Sunday at 12:49 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 1500 block of South Kentucky for a domestic assault.

Upon arrival, officers located a female victim lying on the ground in the backyard.

PCAD was called and responded to the scene.

It was discovered that the female was assaulted by 48-year-old Luis Daniel Santiago Garcia of Sedalia.

Garcia was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.

Santiago now faces a charge of 3rd-degree aggravated domestic assault.

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