An elderly Brenham man has been arrested on an assault charge.
75-year old Melvin Beal was taken into custody Monday evening.
Just after 8:00 p.m., police were called to a situation involving a weapon, in the 1300 block of East Main Street.
Investigation revealed an altercation took place and Beal was taken into custody for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Family Member.
Beal was taken to the Washington County Jail.