A Mayfield man was arrested Friday following the report of an assault.

According to a report by the Mayfield Police Department, Tommy Powell, 47, was arrested after officers responded to a report of an unconscious male. Once onthe scene, Powell was being detained by a family member.

The investigation revealed that Powell had struck another male in the head with a large piece of wood causing a severe injury to the victim, which rendered him unconscious. The victim was transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center by EMS.

Powell was taken to the Graves County Jail on the charge of First-Degree Assault.