Kirksville man accused of assault

Charles Lewis, 40, Kirksville

A Kirksville man is in jail accused of assault and burglary. According to court documents Charles Lewis, 40, is accused of breaking into a womanâ??s home; punching, choking and threatening to kill her.

After freeing herself the victim said Lewis took a duffle bag and her purse, and left. Police found Lewis and authorities said he had the duffle bag with him and said he took it by mistake.

Lewis is charged with the class C felony of assault in the second degree and the class C felony of burglary in the second degree. He remains in the Adair County Jail with bond set at $25,000.