MASON CITY | A Mason City woman is accused of assaulting an older woman she knew.

Jenna Lorraine Giese, 37, is charged with misdemeanor assault causing bodily injury.

About 5:19 p.m. Monday, Mason City Police officers were dispatched to a dispute at the Deville Apartments in the 1000 block of Fourth Street Southeast.

While on scene, officers learned that Giese had allegedly pushed a woman against the hallway wall. The woman had bruising and red marks on her back, according to court documents.

Police said Giese admitted to pushing the woman.

Giese was arrested and booked in Cerro Gordo County Jail. She was released on her own recognizance following her initial court appearance.

Giese is scheduled to appear in Cerro Gordo County District Court March 23.

— Courtney Fiorini