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Palmyra man faces felony charge after throwing woman down, hitting her multiple times

Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a domestic incident.

Christian Santiago, 31, of Palmyra was charged with one count of first-degree contempt and another count of second-degree contempt.

He’s accused of throwing a female victim on the ground – hitting her multiple times and pulling her hair. An active court order was in place protecting the victim at the time of the incident.

Santiago was taken to the Wayne County Jail and arraigned. The charges will be answered at a later date.