Sedalia Police responded to the 3900 block of West 9th for a harassment and assault report at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

Contact was made with a female subject, who reported that a male subject was harassing her.

Another male confronted that suspect about the harassment, and he was assaulted.

The suspect, 43-year-old Benjamin Joseph Armstrong, of Sedalia, was later located, arrested and placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail, pending the filing of formal charges for 4th-degree assault, 2nd-degree harassment and unlawful use of a weapon.