Rome man arrested for Battery

September 21st, 2022 – 2:55 PM

Floyd County Jail Records –

A Rome man was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly attacking a woman during a disagreement.

According to Floyd County Jail Records, 27-year-old Gary Ashtian Barner was arrested by the Rome Police Department at a Brookwood Avenue address because he struck a woman in the face during an argument, which left visible injuries.

Rome Police noted that a child was present during the attack and that Barner also attempted to prevent the victim from calling 911 by taking her phone.

Barner is being charged with cruelty to children, battery, and obstruction of a person making a 911 call.

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