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Man arrested for assaulting woman at hotel

A Bronx man was arrested on assault charges in Callicoon over the weekend for an alleged domestic violence incident, authorities say.

The man is accused of attacking a woman in their hotel room, and later in the lobby, according to deputies. The 55-year-old woman had an active court-ordered protection against him through next year, according to the Times-Herald Record.

The incident allegedly occurred at the Villa Roma hotel. The 62-year-old man is accused of hitting the woman over the head with a lamp in their hotel room. Police are also claiming he bit her hand. It is believed that both the man and the woman were intoxicated at the time of the incident.

The woman says she attempted to flee the hotel room, but the man assaulted her again in the hotel lobby. He's facing various charges, including second-degree assault and first-degree criminal contempt, which are both felonies. He's also facing a misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of a weapon.

The man was taken to jail without bail. People who are convicted of charges related to domestic violence often face serious consequences, including jail time and fines.

People convicted of such crimes in New York often encounter trouble in obtaining employment or a place to live when it's on their record. They may also be banned from possessing a firearm and face damage to their reputation. Finding the right criminal defense attorney to protect their rights is of the utmost importance.

Source: Times Herald-Record, "Man faces felony charges for assaulting woman in room, hotel lobby," May 7, 2012

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