WATERTOWN City police charged Allen J. Babcock, 28, of 1620 Huntington St., Apt. N8, with third-degree assault after he allegedly punched his wife in the face.
Police said Mr. Babcock punched Cristelle C. Babcock at about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday in their apartment, causing her right eye to swell shut and causing her to suffer significant pain in her neck and jaw.
He was arrested at 4:10 a.m. Wednesday at T&M Woodcrafting, 25900 Mustard Road.
He was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $2,500 cash bail.