A man is behind bars after police say he assaulted an elderly person.
On Wednesday, Paris police officers were called to the 100 block of 17th Street N.E. for reports of an assault.
Terry Bull with the Paris Police Department said when officers arrived, they were told Bradley Dewayne Sims had assaulted an elderly individual after a traffic issue.
Sims was charged with assault against an elderly or disabled individual. He was taken to Lamar County Jail where no bond has been set.