Man Faces Felony Charges After Allegedly Assaulting Family Members

By Christy Aumer, Reporter

STRAWBERRY POINT, Iowa - A man faces felony charges after allegedly assaulting several family members Thursday evening, officials said.

Officials responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in rural Strawberry Point around 7:35 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies found 40-year-old Glen Henke assaulting an adult female, a news release said.

During further investigation, authorities discovered Henke had also assaulted his nephew by punching him and slicing him in the forehead with a knife, pushed his mother to the ground twice and punched his sister in the face and head prior to the arrival of deputies, a news release said.

Henke was taken to the Clayton County Jail where he awaits an appearance before a magistrate. Henke faces charges of domestic abuse assault, a serious misdemeanor, and child endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor. Henke also faces two counts of willful injury, and going armed with intent, both felonies.

The condition of the victims is unknown at this time.
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