SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A motion was filed Monday, asking the Saline County court to dismiss an assault charge against a Marshall man.

Authorities say Aaron B. Smith, 41, has been charged with felony assault in the first degree for the February 28th incident. The victim of Smith’s assault was treated at a local hospital for his injuries.

The motion is expected to be taken up at a March 18, 2020, initial arraignment.