BOONVILLE – At 9:45 a.m. Wednesday the Boonville Police Department responded to a report of an assault that occurred at Casey's General Store in the 900 block of Main Street.

The victim reported that a suspect threatened him with a knife during the altercation.

Officers searched the area and located the suspect in the 400 block of Sixth Street where he was arrested for second degree assault and incarcerated at the Cooper County Detention Center.

The suspect's name will be released when formally charged.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.