Man charged with child cruelty, aggravated assault

October 21, 2020–8:36 a.m.


A 33-year old Rome man was arrested Monday at his Bollen Court home on charges of aggravated assault and 1st-degree cruelty to children.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Adam Corey Master applied pressure to the throat of a child, causing the victim to be unable to breathe.

Master also allegedly shoved the victim into a wire rack inside a bedroom.

He also reportedly placed his hand onto the mouth of a witness and shoved her into a lawn chair before throwing a glass beer bottle at her.

Master, who was stopped by police at Shorter Avenue and Horseleg Creek Road, was additionally charged with battery, simple battery, simple assault, and driving with a suspended license.

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