Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica police say they arrested a man last night after he allegedly became violent toward his spouse and children. According to the report, 50-year-old James Siegler punched his wife while she was feeding their infant child. The victim told police that the blow to her shoulder and face caused her to shake the baby. Another child in the home tried to stop the attack and was also punched police say.

Officials charged Siegler with two counts of 2nd Degree Harassment and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The incident occurred at the Brandegee Garden Apartments on 827 Jay Street in Utica.