Fayette County Woman Faces Assault Charges in Attack on Ex-Boyfriend


By Ellen Kurt

FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa - The Fayette County Sheriff's Department said an argument surrounding a picture being taken ended in assault charges.

They said Joseph Hortsman came to his ex-girlfriend 33-year-old Tara Ingles's home to pick up their son. Hortsman was allegedly taking a picture of the 4-year-old when when Ingles got upset and attacked him to get the camera away from him. She punched him several times while he was trying to put their child in his vehicle. She ended up hitting the 4-year-old.

Ingles faces domestic abuse assault and child endangerment charges.

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