Man punches woman in the eye

Edwin Demontae Burks of 3105 S Grand St was arrested Monday for a domestic disturbance.

According to the police report officers made contact with the victim who advised that Edwin Burks came to her residence to drop off their child. The victim stated that while Burks was at the residence he asked her “Where did you stay last night?” and she replied “At my Mom’s.” Burks then stated “I hate liars!” and punched her in her left eye in which the officer observed swelling.

The victim advised that she was holding their child at the time of the incident who begin to cry and scream. Burks was then booked into OCC and charged with domestic abuse battery; child endangerment.