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A Mitchell man was arrested Tuesday night at the Persimmon Festival on charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication, resisting arrest by force and battery with bodily injury on a police officer.

The incident took place on Tuesday evening, during the Persimmon Festival.

Mitchell Police Officers were alerted to a suspicious male who asked a female if he could have one of her children. 

Officers made contact with that male who police, identified as Daniel Roberts, 39.

Police say he immediately forcibly resisted officers.

Daniels was arrested and taken to the Lawrence County Security Center.

Roberts was also issued a no-trespass order from the Persimmon Festival.

There are no further safety risks to the public by this individual at this time.