Austin Allen, 23, of Rome, was arrested Thursday for hitting a woman and causing multiple injuries.

According to police, on September 2, 2018, Allen forced the female victim to the ground and repeatedly hit her with his fists while he was on top of her. As a result, the victim had a swollen and black eye, a broken nose, swollen lips, and extensive bruising across her body. The victim went on to say that she could not see out of her left eye.

Allen is charged with felony aggravated battery.