the New York District Attorney Jonathan Majors has been charged with multiple counts of assault and harassment following his arrest in an alleged domestic dispute on Saturday.
In documents obtained by Fox News Digital, Majors, 33, was charged with two counts of assault in the third degree, aggravated harassment in the second degree, attempted assault in the third degree, and harassment in the second degree.
The police answered the 911 call In the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, and based on a preliminary investigation, Majors decided to assault a 30-year-old woman.
The prosecutor’s complaint stated that the defendant (Majors) “put his hand on her neck, causing bruising and great pain.”
In addition, the report stated, “The defendant hit her in the face with an open hand, causing severe pain and a laceration behind her ear.”
The defendant also “grabbed her hand, causing swelling, bruising, and severe pain in her finger.”
A judge has granted a limited protective order against the actor, and Majors is expected to appear in court on May 8.
An initial police report said the charges were strangulation, assault and harassment. “The officers took the 33-year-old man into custody without incident,” the statement added. “The victim sustained minor injuries to her head and neck, and she was taken to the area hospital in stable condition,” it added.
the Lovecraft Country star He denied the dispute in a statement provided to Fox News Digital.
Majors’ lawyer, Priya Choudhury, said: “Jonathan Majors is completely innocent, almost certainly the victim of an altercation with a woman he knew. We are quickly gathering evidence and presenting the evidence to the prosecutor with the expectation that all charges will be dropped immediately.” .
“This evidence includes video footage from the vehicle in which this incident occurred, testimony from the driver and others who witnessed and heard the episode, and most importantly, two written testimonies from the woman retracting these allegations. All evidence proves that Mr. Majors is completely innocent and was never assaulted. Unfortunately, this incident occurred because this woman was suffering from a psychological crisis, which led to her being hospitalized yesterday.”
She added, “NYPD is required to make an arrest in these cases, which is the only reason Mr. Majors has been arrested. We expect these charges to be dropped soon.”
Majors made his screen debut in the 2017 ABC miniseries “When We Rise,” and became a member of the Marvel universe six years later, portraying Kang the Conqueror in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.“