Michael Lamar Towe, 24 of Rome, and Brittany Jean Cowan, 21 of Silver Creek, were arrested at a home on Pleasant Hope Road Tuesday after the couple became engaged in a physical altercation.

Reports stated that Towe hit Cowan, causing her to all and hit her head on a rail, which resulted in visible injury.

Cowan is accused of hitting Towe in the face.  She is also accused of threatening to kill her mother.

The incident occurred in front of a 10 month-old child.

There was no indication of who committed the first hit.

Both are charged with battery and cruelty to children.

Cowan is also charged with terroristic threats and acts.

Towe is additionally charged with probation violation.