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Posted on: March 2, 2020

MPD Makes Arrest in Assault Case

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RELEASED BY: Captain Christopher Jones

On February 29th, 2020 at approximately 6 p.m., Officers from the Marshalltown Police Department responded to a report of an assault in the 500 Block of North 15th Street. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 17-year-old victim who stated that she was assaulted by a male subject. The male was not located in the area. 

During this investigation, Officers were able to locate the male with assistance from the West Des Moines Police Department in West Des Moines, Iowa. Additional information was obtained and the below subject was taken into custody without incident. 

Officers arrested: Tyshir Jahki Collins - Age 18, Des Moines, Iowa 

Robbery 1st Degree – Class “B” Felony

Willful Injury – Class “D” Felony

Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon – Aggravated Misdemeanor

Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Serious Misdemeanor 


Mr. Collins was taken to the Marshall County Jail. This incident remains under investigation. If anyone in the community has information regarding this investigation, they are asked to call the Marshalltown Police Department at 641.754.5725 or Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 641.753.1234. Questions regarding this media release may be directed to Captain Christopher Jones by calling 641.754.5758 or via email at

(A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.) 

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