Jasper Man Accused of Pushing Woman down stairs

Jasper- The Jasper Police arrested a man after he allegedly pushed a woman down a flight of stairs. 

Officers say they responded to a 9-1-1 call Tuesday afternoon. Reports say that call was for a “physical domestic”, or fight. Before officers arrived to the 5th Street residence, 27-year-old Alexander Plake had left the scene.

While questioning an unidentified woman on scene, Plake returned. It was during this time an investigation revealed Plake had pushed the woman down a flight of stairs. She sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment on scene according to the Jasper Police Department.

Plake was arrested and charged with Level 6 Felony Domestic Battery. He was taken to the Dubois County Security Center.