Man faces charges


Township police arrested Joshua Burke, 27, of Boardman on charges of domestic violence and felonious assault over the weekend.

Early Sunday, police met with the woman who explained after a verbal argument with Burke over another man hugging her, Burke slammed her head into the passenger-side window of the car they were in. The incident left the woman with a bloody nose.

Burke denied causing any injury to the woman and said the injuries were self-inflicted, according to the police report.

The woman showed signs of having a seizure, and she was taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, police said.

Burke is in the Mahoning County jail. He is to appear in Mahoning County Area Court at 8:30 a.m. today.

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