Two arrested, one sought by Muscatine Police Department following alleged assault

Two individuals have been arrested and a third is being sought following an investigation into an alleged assault that occurred on April 9, 2023, according to the Muscatine Police Department (MPD).

MPD officers responded to a report of an assault at the Muscatine Walmart, 3003 N. Highway 61, at approximately 11:33 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2023.  A subsequent investigation established that two males had assaulted a third male causing an injury that required medical attention.

As a result of the investigation, the following individuals have been arrested and charged for their involvement with the incident:

Duran Flowers Jr. – 08/05/94 – 1816 Logan St. C1, Serious Assault (causing bodily injury), Simple assault, and Disorderly Conduct.

Charlene Rene Thompson – 12/16/88 – 1816 Logan St. C1, Theft in the 5th degree.

In addition, an arrest warrant has been filed for the arrest of:

Emanuel Matthew Ellis – 05/26/04 – Address unknown, Serious Assault (causing bodily injury) and Disorderly Conduct.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Anyone who believes they may have additional information related to this incident is encouraged to call Officer Cesar Cabrera at (563) 263-9922 ext. 266.