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Man charged with assaulting woman holding baby

Northeast District police arrested a man in the University Heights neighborhood early Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a woman as she held a 1-year-old child.

John Noreck, 27, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, as well as endangering the welfare of a child.

Police were called to Noreck’s Main Street apartment about 5:30 a.m. after the woman called 911 and said Noreck was slamming her head against a wall as she held the baby.