James Jester III, 18 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he punched a woman in the face during an altercation on Superba Avenue.

Police said that the victim, a 33 year-old woman, suffered a busted lip in the attack.

Jester is then accused of taking the victim’s cellphone in an effort to prevent her from calling 911 for help. Jester is charged with battery, 1st degree cruelty to children, obstruction of a person making a 911 call and conspiracy to commit a crime