Robert Eathan Whorton, 23 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he slapped a 37 year-old woman in the face before throwing a rock through her car window.

The victim suffered visible injuries to her face from the incident that occurred at a location on East 1st Street.

Reports added that the victim and suspect were dating at the time of the incident.

Whorton is charged with battery, criminal trespass and probation violation.