Man Charged WIth Assault After Ex Hits Him

Published 03/29 2011 03:49PM

Updated 03/29 2011 05:43PM

An Erie man is facing assault charges after a domestic dispute escalated rapidly.

Police say 41 year-old Maurice Fortune was an unwelcome guest in his former girlfriend's home when she hit him over the head with a lamp.

The victim suffered a cut to her hand.

Fortune got away with the victim's cell phone and now faces robbery charges as well.

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