Man charged with assault on girlfriend in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY A Schenectady man allegedly attacked his girlfriend and grabbed her neck in violation of an order of protection, authorities said.
Anthony G. Grant, 20, of McClellan Street, is accused of punching the woman in the face, stomach and chest Tuesday at his residence, causing swelling, according to papers filed in court. He is also accused of putting his hands around her neck and taking her cellphone.
Grant faces one count of first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, along with criminal mischief, assault and criminal obstruction of breathing, misdemeanors.