San Angelo man arrested on sexual assault charge

A 46-year-old San Angelo man was booked into the Tom Green County Jail early Tuesday morning on a charge of sexual assault.

According to the San Angelo Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of Powell and Baker streets just after midnight on a report of an unknown problem. They located a woman who appeared to have been beaten.

After an investigation officers learned the 40-year-old woman alleged to have been the victim of sexual assault.

Detectives responded to the scene and later interviewed Robert Smith. At the conclusion of the investigation, Smith was charged and arrested.

Police say Smith and the victim are acquainted.