Lincoln man arrested on assault charges

36-year-old Abel Ramirez-Lopez, of Lincoln, DE – Delaware State Police

A Lincoln man was arrested on felony charges after police say he beat and injured a woman during an argument.

According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred around 12:30 a.m., Saturday when troopers responded to Bogan Drive in Lincoln for reports of an assault.

Troopers arrived and determined 36-year-old Abel Ramirez-Lopez got into an argument with a 25-year-old female acquaintance, according to police, which escalated into a physical altercation.

During the incident, police say Abel struck the victim in the face multiple times and slammed her head against a table.

The victim sustained a laceration and injuries to the head from the incident and was treated at an area hospital.

There were four children present in the residence, none of whom were injured.

Abel was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree (Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child – 4 counts. He was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $14,000 cash bond.

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