CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The minority leader in the New Hampshire Senate has been arrested for allegedly hitting a woman, biting her on the arm and kicking in the door of her house.
The state attorney general’s office said Thursday that state Sen. Jeff Woodburn faces charges including simple assault, domestic violence and criminal mischief stemming from the encounters that took place both last year and this year.READ MORE: Massachusetts Closes In On Goal Of 4.1 Million People Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Woodburn, a Democrat who represents the northern part of the state, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.READ MORE: Military Jury Convicts Marine In Death Of Emerson College Student Daniel Hollis
Shortly after the charges were announced, the New Hampshire Democratic Party urged him to resign. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu called the allegations “morally reprehensible” and also said Woodburn should step down.MORE NEWS: Worcester Aims To Reduce Illegal Fireworks After 'Alarming Increase Of Complaints'
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