Man accused of assaulting woman in front of their children; both arrested

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Jamestown police say they responded to an E. 4th St. address and found a man assaulting a woman.

Authorities say the four and seven-year-old children of Erik Morrison, 29, and Theresa Marsh, 23, witnessed the Thursday night incident.

According to police, Morrison and Marsh were heavily intoxicated at the time. Marsh is accused of trying to push the officers out of the apartment.

She was charged with obstructing governmental administration, criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Morrison was charged with criminal weapon possession, assault, unlawful imprisonment and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Both were jailed and the children are staying with relatives. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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