Charges dropped in assault case after victim fails to show

After the alleged victim in the case failed to appear for a hearing, city police withdrew charges of simple assault and harassment against Dessere Myatt, 41, of 653 Hepburn St.

The charges stemmed from Myatt allegedly biting Shamrock Bar employee, Zachary Yaw, at the business at 762 W. Fourth St., on the chest and his back on Oct. 14.