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Orangeburg Man Hit Girlfriend In Eye With Glass, Police Say

Mark Derfuss
Mark Derfuss Photo Credit: Orangetown Police Department

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. -- An Orangeburg man faces charges after he threw a glass in his girlfriend’s face during an argument, Orangetown police said.

Mark Derfuss, 60, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and charged with second-degree assault, police said.

According to police, Derfuss and the unidentified female victim were having a verbal fight when he threw the drinking glass and hit her in the eye.

The woman suffered serious injuries that will require surgery, police said.

Derfuss was released and is to appear in court in March, police said.

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