Derek Edward Weeks, 57 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he imprisoned and attacked a 58 year-old woman.

Police stated that Weeks physically prevented the victim from leaving the home before striking her with his fist and then slamming her head onto the floor.

The victim also told police that Weeks was telling the victim that he was going to kill her during the incident, which occurred on Downing Street.

Weeks is charged with battery, false imprisonment, and terroristic threats and acts.