Ellendale man charged for punching female during dispute

whiteMILFORD – On June 17, Milford Police arrested and charged a 24-year-old Ellendale man stemming from a domestic incident that occurred on May 31 outside on the property of Brightway Commons Apartment Complex in Milford.

According to Det. Dwight Young, Anthony M. White was charged with third degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and disorderly conduct.

An investigation revealed that Mr. White and a 23-year-old female victim were involved in a verbal dispute.

During the argument, Mr. White is accused of punching the female victim in the face and pushing her, police said.

According to Det. Young, a 2-year-old child was present during the alleged incident.

Mr. White fled before Milford Police arrived on May 31.

“The female victim suffered minor injuries to the face, neck and chest area. The female victim did not want medical treatment at the time of this incident,” said Det. Young.

Mr. White was arraigned and released on $2,000 unsecured bond.

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