A Hays man was arrested Sunday afternoon after allegedly threatening another person with a brick.

Hays Police were called to the 100 block of East 15th at 12:41 p.m. Sunday for a report of a disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned there was a verbal altercation that became physical. The incident escalated into a man picking up a brick and allegedly making threats toward the victim in an aggravated manner.

George Clayton McDougal, 41, was arrested for aggravated assault for threatening the individual with a brick and battery.

He remains in the Ellis County Jail.

He is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.