MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township man allegedly struck his girlfriend in the eye, causing a laceration, bruise and swelling.

Township Officer Tammy Smith said Knikayla D. Dennis, 19, also threw Nadera Persaud to the ground, causing a laceration in her knee. Smith was called about a fight involving several people at 58 Prosseda Drive June 8.

She charged Dennis with simple assault and harassment.