A Thompson man who tried to stop his wife from driving drunk got a fist in the face for his troubles.
The wife has been charged with assault.
Police say they were called to a hotel in the 1000-block of 18th Street at about 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, where a domestic assault had been reported.
They figured out that the altercation sprang from the man trying to stop his wife from driving because she had had too much to drink. It was during the dispute that she allegedly punched him in the side of the face, but no mdical treatment was needed.
A 35-year-old woman was charged with assault. She was arrested and released with a court date of Aug. 25.