North Platte Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Austin Welch

A North Platte man has been arrested on a domestic assault charge.

Officers from the North Platte Police Department responded to a call from the 700 block of East Philip Wednesday, Sept. 26 around 4 p.m.

The female victim alleged that her boyfriend, Austin Welch, 19, had hit her multiple times, and left her with injuries.

Welch was gone before officers arrived. They located him and arrested him. He was taken to the Lincoln County Detention Center on a 3rd degree domestic assault charge.

Bond was set at $5,000. He was released Thursday afternoon.