A Spring Valley man was arrested after hitting his ex-girlfriend in the head during a fight, causing a laceration that needed medical attention, Spring Valley Police said.
Josset Alfredo Barrera-Cazco, 20, was arrested around 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 8, when officers responded to Washington Street for a report of a physical domestic dispute, said Spring Valley Officer Matthew Galli.
An investigation found that Barrera-Cazco allegedly a hit his ex-girlfriend in the head with a dangerous instrument causing a laceration, Galli said.
Barrera-Cazco was under a protective order to stay away from the woman, he said.
Barrera-Cazco was charged with assault with a weapon, criminal possession of a weapon, and aggravated criminal contempt.
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