Police: Father from Grafton arrested for assaulting daughter

GRAFTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A 47-year-old man was arrested for assaulting his daughter.

State Police say Michael Boomhower, of Grafton was involved in a verbal argument with his daughter in their home. Police say the argument turned physical when Boomhower’s daughter said her father choked and slapped her, then threw her phone to the floor, damaging it when she tried to call 911.

When Troopers got to the scene they saw the bruising and contusions on the daughters face, neck and head.

Boomhower was then taken into custody and processed at the Brunswick barracks. He was arrested for Assault 3rd degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Criminal Mischief 4th degree.

Boomhower is scheduled to appear in the Town of Grafton Court at a later date.

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