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Whitney Place man arrested for assaulting woman last week

A 34-year-old Whitney Place man was arrested in the second block of Jefferson Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Monday and charged with assaulting a 24-year-old woman about 2:25 p.m. July 29.

John E. Jones was charged with third-degree assault, criminal mischief and harassment. He was accused of punching the woman in a Jefferson Avenue flat and then chasing her as she fled the flat and knocking her to the ground and punching her and biting one of her ears before driving off, according to a police report. He was arrested after police were alerted to him having returned to the second block of Jefferson.