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New Jersey Man Faces Assault Charges After Pearl River Altercation

Orangetown police arrested a 43-year-old New Jersey man following an argument with a woman in Pearl River.
Orangetown police arrested a 43-year-old New Jersey man following an argument with a woman in Pearl River. Photo Credit: Orangetown Police Department/Facebook

PEARL RIVER, N. Y. -- A 43-year-old Teaneck, N.J., man is facing assault charges after Orangetown police said he punched a woman in the face during a recent argument.

Steven N. Markowitz is charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor. He was arrested Saturday, police said, and due back in Orangetown court at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 11.

The woman was treated for injuries to her face, police said. An argument between the two escalated and led to the altercation, police said.

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