CORNING, N.Y. (WBNG) -- Corning police say they have arrested a 20 year old for assaulting his girlfriend.
On Sunday around 4:00 p.m. members of the Corning Police Department say they responded to Hornby Road, in the Town of Corning, for a report of a domestic incident.
Officers spoke with a 19 year old female who alleges her boyfriend, Ali H. Muhammad Jr., intentionally pressed his burning cigar into her face during a verbal argument.
According to police the victim says she then drove to a friend’s house on Hornby Road and called authorities.
Members of the Corning Police Department responded and Muhammad Jr. was taken into custody without incident a short time later.
Muhammad Jr, of Elmira, was charged with:
Muhammad, Jr was arraigned in the City of Corning Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail. He is scheduled to re-appear in court Tuesday.