Huntingburg Man Arrested For Domestic Battery

A Huntingburg man has been arrested on a felony charge of domestic battery (Class D).   29-year old Matthew Scales was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after police were called to his home in the 800 block of East 7th Street for a domestic disturbance.

Police found Scales’ wife with a small cut to the right side of her face.  She told police her husband had battered her.

Police say Matthew Scales fled the home before police arrived, but returned a short time later and was taken into custody.  He’s also charged with interference with reporting a crime and leaving the scene of an accident (both A misdemeanors).

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