Hooksett man arrested on assault charges
HOOKSETT — A local man was arrested Thursday night on charges he assaulted a woman, police said in a release.
Richard Bates, 50, of 76 Merrimack St., hit the woman, who police did not name, several times and pushed her into a refrigerator, where she hit her head and briefly lost consciousness, the release said. The victim had “multiple bruises,” but refused medical treatment, the release said.
Bates was charged with second-degree assault.