A Rome couple, Michelle Denise Kasonovitch, 49, and Peter Levance Kasonovitch, were arrested this week at their home after an altercation became physical in front of a child.

Reports said that Michelle placed her hands on Peter’s back as if she was going to shove him down a flight of stairs. That incident occurred in front of a small child.

Peter is accused of approaching Michelle in a manner that placed her in fear.

Peter is charged with simple assault.

Michelle is charged with simple battery and cruelty to children.