Man arrested for aggravated assault

April 28, 2013 

MANATEE - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say punched a woman at the 3100 block of 11th Street Court East at 12:55 a.m. Sunday and cut her finger with a kitchen knife after an argument. Henry Howard, 50, fled the residence prior to MSO arrival but he was arrested in a field behind the house where he was reportedly found hiding in tall grass by K9 Rex. The victim sustained a minor laceration and was treated on scene by EMS. Howard was charged with aggravated domestic battery. No bond information was given.

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