Trial set in assault of Mason City woman and child

Jeffery Bingham

Police say broom handle used in beating.

Posted: Aug 20, 2019 2:52 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A Cerro Gordo County man is now set for trial for a domestic assault that injured a child.

Jeffery Bingham, 36 of Mason City, is pleading not guilty to domestic abuse assault and child endangerment.

He was arrested July 21 after Mason City police say Bingham choked a woman and beat her with a broom handle. Investigators say a 3-year-old child was struck while Bingham was assaulting the woman. Court documents state the woman suffered a cut lip and visible wounds on her head and leg while the child got a bruise on the forehead.

Bingham’s trial is scheduled to start on November 5.

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