DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The mayor of Burns, Tennessee in Dickson County has been arrested for assault.

Landon Mathis was booked just after midnight Monday and charged with domestic assault.

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Landon Mathis mugshot
Landon Mathis (Courtesy: Dickson County Sheriff’s Office)

According to court documents, an officer was dispatched to Johnson Street Sunday for a domestic disturbance.

The victim told the officer Mathis grabbed his shirt near his neck and pushed him down into a couch. When the victim tried to walk away, Mathis stepped on his feet before he grabbed the victim and body slammed him, placed him into a neck hold and began to “twist and push on his nose,” according to court documents.

News 2 reached out to Burns City Hall and was told Mathis was not at work Monday and there is no comment on his arrest.

No additional information was immediately released.

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