Mason City man faces child endangerment, assault charges
MASON CITY — A Mason City man faces child endangerment charges after a domestic situation over the weekend.
Authorities say 36-year-old Jeffery Bingham on Friday allegedly choked a woman and impeded her breathing in the 500 block of 5th Southeast. On Sunday, Bingham is accused of taking a broom handle and assaulting the female with it, with a three-year-old being struck during that assault. The child suffered a bruise on the forehead while the woman suffered a cut lip, visible marks on her head and multiple bruises on her leg.
Bingham has been charged with child endangerment causing bodily injury and domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury. He’s being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail with a bond amount not listed on the county’s jail roster.