Mauro Nicholas Cruz, 25 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly grabbed a 24 year-old woman by the throat with intent of preventing her to breath before getting a large piece of wood and striking her across the back with it.

Reports continued to say that Cruz proceeded to grab a brick and damaged the victim’s vehicle with it.

Cruz is also accused of threatening the woman and a juvenile child, placing them in fear of their saftety.

Cruz is charged with aggravated assault, battery, criminal trespass, cruelty to children and two counts of  terroristic threats and acts.