Venetie man arrested after alleged assault

VENETIE- A Venetie man is facing multiple charges after allegedly breaking into a home and assaulting one of its occupants.

18-year-old Enoch Peter is charged with felony assault, robbery in the first degree, and 2 counts of burglary in the 2nd degree.

Charging documents say Peter entered into the Venetie home uninvited, and then took several items after pointing a knife at the victim's chest.

Troopers said Peter then beat the man, punching and kicking him, which forced him to the ground.

The victim was taken to a medical center for treatment of injuries sustained during the assault.

Peter was arrested and taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center.