JASPER — A 19-year-old California man was arrested Saturday in Jasper after parking his vehicle in a field, assaulting Memorial Hospital staff and local law enforcement officers.

According to a press release from the Jasper Police Department, officers were dispatched to the University Drive area at Vincennes University-Jasper around 11:20 a.m. in reference to a suspicious male subject whose vehicle was parked in a field behind campus. The subject, later identified as Joseph E. Roy, 19, Downey, Cal., abandoned his vehicle and continued walking southbound on University Drive.