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Police arrest man accused of assaulting woman during domestic dispute

YORK — Update: Police said Monday that Basilio Gutierrez-Tiru was arrested on September 18, the same day they issued a warrant for his arrest. Previous: A...
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YORK — Update: Police said Monday that Basilio Gutierrez-Tiru was arrested on September 18, the same day they issued a warrant for his arrest.

Previous: An arrest warrant has been issued for a 36-year-old accused of assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute.

The incident occurred Saturday night at a residence on South Queen Street in York City.

Basilio Gutierrez-Tiru allegedly punched the victim in the face, pulled her hair and placed a pillow over her face preventing her from breathing. He’s also accused of pointing a rifle at the victim during the altercation and threatening to kill her.

Gutierrez-Tiru fled the scene after the assault.

He faces charges of strangulation, terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment, police say.