Jason Jermaine Staples, 40 of Rome, was jailed this week after police said he took a 52 year-old woman’s purse and then proceeded to hit her in the face.

Reports added that Staples also hit another victim in the face during the altercation.

Police went on to state that he also made threats to perform bodily harm on her.

Staples is charged with two counts simple battery, terroristic threats and acts and criminal trespass.