Man Charged After Allegedly Assaulting Girlfriend While Driving

Hooksett, NH Police Department

A New Hampshire man was arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in a vehicle, according to the Hooksett Police Department.

Police received a report of a man in a Toyota RAV4 hitting a female passenger at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Officials found the vehicle on Riverside Drive.

An investigation reveals the driver, 23-year-old Raymond Smith, and his girlfriend got into an argument over a text message at Regal Cinema. When the woman refused to get into Smith's vehicle, he picked her up and put her in the passenger's seat. Smith took the woman's phone and slapped her leg, according to police.

Medical attention wasn't needed.

Smith was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, two counts of domestic violence related simple assault and two counts of simple assault.

Smith was released on $6,000 personal recognizance bail and ordered to appear in court Monday.

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