IMAGE: Nicholas Matthew

Nicholas Matthew is charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon

A Michigan man has been charged, accused of burning a woman with a hot fire poker.

Michigan State Police were called to Green Lake Township on Dec. 31 after a woman said her neighbor assaulted her with the poker.

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A friend of the 29-year-old woman said she witnesses the assault, and intervened, but the woman already experienced burns.

Troopers arrested 30-year-old Nicholas Matthew at his home and took him to jail. He was charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

The victim declined medical treatment.

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