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Assault, burglary suspect to face July arraignment

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 1:20 pm

A Bowling Green man accused of violent actions following a alleged dispute involving a former girlfriend is to be arraigned next month in Pike County courts.

Joshua Niffen, 21, has been charged with felony counts of burglary and assault – causing serious injury after an incident that occurred on March 28.

Niffen is accused of entering an apartment and assaulting a person.

The defendant, represented by attorney Dean Gallego, was seen for a preliminary hearing last Wednesday. He will appear again in Pike County circuit courts before Judge Chris Kunza Mennemeyer for a July 23 arraignment.

According to available reports, Niffen has no previous criminal record.