By Adam Brazeau
CORNWALL, Ontario - A Cornwall man is facing numerous charges after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
Boyfriend stabs woman, 33, with needle: cops
Police allege a 38-year-old man took domestic abuse to extremes when he poked a needle in his 33-year-old girlfriend’s forearm - twice - on Dec. 18.
The violence escalated on Dec. 19 between the couple during an argument. The man punched his girlfriend in the head and threw her down before choking her.
The man was charged with assault, assault with a weapon, overcome resistance by attempting to choke and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace.
He was taken to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it might identify the victim in the matter.