Michigan man arrested for burning neighbor with fire poker


A Michigan man is facing charges after police say he burned his neighbor with a fire poker.

Nicholas Matthew, 30 of Interlochen, was arrested last week at a home in Green Lake Township, WPBN reports.

A 29-year-old woman told police Matthew assaulted her with a hot fire poker. A friend of the victim witnessed the assault.

Michigan State Police seized the poker and arrested Matthew at a nearby home.

Matthew was arraigned on one charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. 

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