Athens man arrested for assault

A 24-year-old Athens man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly assaulting a woman in her home at Bethel Midtown Village, Athens-Clarke County police said.

During an argument, he allegedly slapped the woman in the face, pushed her and threw a glass cup at her, according to police. He and the woman reportedly have a long history of domestic violence and they formerly lived together.

He was charged under the state Family Violence Act with simple battery and simple assault, police said.

 

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