Police: Johnson City woman severely burned, man charged with assault


A Johnson City man is in custody after hospital workers alerted police about a possible assault case after the victim arrived with severe burns.

Tyler J. Riddle, 20, is charged with aggravated assault after his arrest early Thursday just after 1 a.m., according to a report from the Johnson City Police Department

Investigators said an altercation took place between Riddle and the female victim Wednesday evening, leaving the woman with severe burns to her arms along with bruises and lacerations to her face and neck.

He is being held on a $10,000 bond, the report said.

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