June 22, 2018
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South Portland man accused of slapping girlfriend during argument

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A South Portland man is facing domestic violence assault charges after an argument between him and his girlfriend grew out of control, police said.

Swayambhu Chatterjee, 37, was arrested early Monday morning at his home on Wermuth Street, South Portland police Lt. Frank Clark said.

Chatterjee allegedly slapped the woman in the face during the argument, according to Clark, but she wasn’t seriously injured.

Chatterjee was booked into the Cumberland County Jail on the Class D misdemeanor charge. He faces up to a year in prison if convicted.

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