A 33-year old St. Thomas man was arrested yesterday after assaulting his partner with a beer bottle. The argument started around 7:30pm on December 1, 2016 at a Hinks Street address between the accused and his 30-year old female partner from St. Thomas. While consuming alcohol with friends, the two began arguing about relationship issues that quickly escalated. The victim was struck in the head with a beer bottle and then had her face smashed off of a coffee table.
Her injuries were minor and she refused to seek medical treatment. The accused has been charged with assault and assault with a weapon. He was held pending a bail hearing.