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Arrest made in Medal of Honor recipient assault

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Kanissa'ai Thompson (Source: WLEX) Kanissa'ai Thompson (Source: WLEX)

ADAIR COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A man has been arrested accused of assaulting Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Dakota Meyer.

Kanissa'ai Thompson, 18, of Columbia, Kentucky is facing second-degree assault.

Meyer was treated Sunday and reportedly had to get staples in his head from cuts suffered during the alleged assault.

Meyer was attacked during a party with Lindsey Wilson College students in attendance. Meyer attended the party with his brother.

State police said there was no security with Meyer when he was assaulted.

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