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Monday, Aug 03, 2015
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Man accused of assaulting woman

Staff report Highlands Today

AVON PARK An Avon Park man was arrested March 30 after a woman said he threatened and assaulted her, and that his actions put a child at risk.

Javorris Devante Myers, 19, 31 Wilkes St., Avon Park, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office and charged with assault, aggravated assault, criminal mischief, burglary with assault or battery, child abuse and resisting an officer without violence.

The arrest came after a woman alleged that Myers broke into her residence and kicked her several times. She also said that Myers threatened to break her jaw, the arrest report said.