Police arrest man accused of assaulting woman during domestic dispute
YORK — Update: Police said Monday that Basilio Gutierrez-Tiru was arrested on September 18, the same day they issued a warrant for his arrest.
Previous: An arrest warrant has been issued for a 36-year-old accused of assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute.
The incident occurred Saturday night at a residence on South Queen Street in York City.
Basilio Gutierrez-Tiru allegedly punched the victim in the face, pulled her hair and placed a pillow over her face preventing her from breathing. He’s also accused of pointing a rifle at the victim during the altercation and threatening to kill her.
Gutierrez-Tiru fled the scene after the assault.
He faces charges of strangulation, terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment, police say.