STORM LAKE, Iowa | Police allege that a Storm Lake man on Sunday hit a man with his car and attacked him afterwards.

Elias Mejia-Cortes, 36, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, assault causing bodily harm and domestic assault, all misdemeanors.

In a release issued Monday, Storm Lake Police said Mejia-Cortes struck a male victim with his vehicle in an alley at 613 Lake Ave. and then kicked the man while he was lying on the ground shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday.

Mejia-Cortes then fled from the area. Shortly after the incident, police responded to a domestic assault at 700 B West 8th St. where Mejia-Cortes had allegedly hit his wife and dragged her by her hair. 

The release said Mejia-Cortes believed the male victim and his wife were in a relationship.

Both victims were treated and released from Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Mejia-Cortes is currently being held in Buena Vista County Jail without bond.

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