According to reports from the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday, July 28 a call was received reporting an active domestic incident involving an assault on State Route 93 in Hamden.

Deputies arrived and spoke with the female victim, who stated that her boyfriend, Gary Lee Chandler, 53, of Hamden, had pushed her during an argument, causing her to fall to the floor and injure her forearm. After speaking with the suspect and completing an investigation, Chandler was arrested for domestic violence.

Chandler was taken into custody without incident and transported to Monroe County Jail on charges of domestic violence.