Police: Woman charged for putting out cigarette in boyfriend's eye

Published: Sep. 13, 2016 at 12:20 PM EDT
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ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman is facing charges after police say she put out a cigarette in her boyfriend's eye.

On Monday, St. Albans Police say they were called to a home on Bard Avenue for a destruction of property complaint.

Police arrested Cindy Underwood, 39, after her boyfriend told police that the two got into an argument because he got home late.

According to the criminal complaint, the boyfriend said while he was arguing with her, she put a cigarette put in his eye.

Police say the boyfriend did have an eye injury and was complaining about not being able to see. He was taken to Thomas Memorial Hospital.

Underwood's preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 22.

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