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Marshall Blake Flanagan
Marshall Blake Flanagan (Courtesy Photo)

A Finksburg man was arrested Monday after he allegedly punched a man in the mouth.

Marshall Blake Flanagan, 32, of the 3200 block of Murray Road, was charged with one count of second-degree assault. He was released on his own recognizance the same day, according to electronic court records.

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According to the statement of probable cause, Flanagan was involved in an argument with four individuals. Witnesses told deputies of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office that Flanagan punched a man in the mouth unprovoked, causing a laceration to his lip and inciting a physical fight.

Flanagan told deputies that the man struck him first, according to the statement.

He declined to comment when reached by the Times. A court date is scheduled for Jan. 24.

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