TRAVERSE CITY -- Police arrested a Traverse City man after he allegedly assaulted his father.

Traverse City Police responded to a complaint Monday near Boardman Avenue and 8th Street. The victim, 40, of Traverse City, told police that his son assaulted him after an argument. The father suffered injuries to his mouth and nose, but did not require hospitalization, police said.

The suspect, 23, was arrested near Wellington Street in Traverse City. Police said the suspect allegedly admitted that he assaulted his father, and authorities believe alcohol was a factor.

The suspect remains in the Grand Traverse County Jail pending arraignment.

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