Crime

Man charged with aggravated assault

Police arrested a Moss Point man early this morning at the Hard Rock Casino after responding to a woman’s call for help from one of the rooms, authorities said.

Mark Ryan Davis, 24, was charge with domestic aggravated assault, said Investigator Steve Schlicht.

Judge Albert Fountain set his bail at $50,000.

Casino security and Biloxi police located the victim in one of the hotel rooms shortly before 3 a.m. and observed that she had been beaten severely and was bleeding from her nose and lip. She had marks on her neck from the suspect allegedly choking her during the assault, Schlicht said.

Davis was located on the scene, he said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Biloxi police at 392-0641 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

SunHerald.com updates this story as details become available.

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