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Police: Myrtle Point man arrested after assaulting sister

Dennis Wise (Coos County Sheriff's Office booking photo)

MYRTLE POINT, Ore. -- A Myrtle Point man was arrested following an altercation with his sister, Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

Around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Coos County Sheriff’s deputies and Myrtle Point Police officers responded to a call on Roseburg Road in Myrtle Point to talk to an alleged assault victim that occurred at 14252 Highway 42, police said.

Upon arrival, the victim told a deputy she had been assaulted by her brother, 65-year-old Dennis L. Wise of Myrtle Point.

The victim had swelling and abrasions to her face, police said in the report.

Wise was located at the Hwy 42 residence and arrested without incident and charged with Domestic Assault IV and Domestic Strangulation.

He is being held in the Coos County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail, police said.

The 66-year-old woman was taken to Coquille Valley Hospital by ambulance, the report said.

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