An amateur middleweight boxer from Brooklyn has been arrested after he allegedly punched his girlfriend hard enough to put her into the hospital in critical condition last Tuesday.
According to the police Josh Luteran, 30, pummeled his after an argument at their home near Bedford and Jefferson Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant then fled the scene leaving the 38-year old woman in critical condition. Police say that the incident took place at approximately 1:00 a.m.
The woman was transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital where she was listed in critical but stable condition.
Luteran has been arraigned on felony assault charges and is being held on $75,000 bail.
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