COOS BAY — Coos County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Coos Bay woman after an investigation linked her to an assault in Charleston.

According to a press release by the Coos County Sheriff’s Office, a report of an assault came in Thursday at approximately 12:47 a.m. in front of the Old General Store in Charleston.

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“The victim was bleeding from a cut in the back of his head,” said the press release. “The deputy was told that during an argument with 53-year old Eilene Dorsey, of Coos Bay, Dorsey threw a smoke canister, hitting the victim in the head.”

Dorsey, who was located on Collver Point Lane, was investigated and arrested on a charge of fourth-degree domestic assault. She was transported and lodged at the Coos County Jail.

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