Twinsburg Man Charged With Assault for Biting Girlfriend

The following information was provided by the Twinsburg Police Department. An arrest does not mean a conviction.

A Twinsburg man faces assault charges after he was accused of biting his girlfriend on July 14 around noon.

The woman told 19-year-old Eugene Vassar bit her several times during an argument at the 1600 block of Pinebark Place.

Police saw bruises on the back of her arm and spots on her legs where someone had bitten through her jeans, according to the police report.

She told officers an argument started because Vassar took her cell phone and accused her of taking his. 

That's when he started biting her. She said none of the bites broke the skin.

Police talked with Vassar, who admitted to biting his girlfriend.

He said he bit her because she took his phone and was kicking him. She told police she kicked because he was on top of her and she was trying to get away.

The report noted he had no visible marks on him.

Vassar was arrested and charged with assault, a first-degree misdemeanor.

Brandon Baker July 20, 2012 at 04:36 PM
I've deleted a couple of comments from this article because they violate our terms of use.
Brandon Baker July 21, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Several comments have been deleted from this article because they promote prejudice. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion, but we will not allow those sorts of opinions to be expressed on our sites. If anybody needs a refresher, here's our terms of use - http://twinsburg.patch.com/terms. Thank you.
Brandon Baker July 22, 2012 at 05:35 PM
For anybody else who is confused — you cannot call a race of people "animals" and expect that comments will remain. Comments for this story will soon be suspended.
justathoughtor2 July 23, 2012 at 03:25 PM
Is there a reason Mr. Cooper did not take care of this sooner? Why did Mr. Baker need to step in to handle the inappropriate comments?
Brandon Baker July 23, 2012 at 06:14 PM
Mitch has been on vacation. A couple of us are taking turns handling duties.


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