Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica man is facing charges after police say he allegedly struck his father in the face.

Officials with the Utica Police Department say they were called to a home on the 1600 block of Kemble Street for a domestic dispute.

When they arrived they met with a man who said his son, 25 year-old Alen Pajazetovic, was breaking things inside.

Pajazetovic had gotten into an argument with members of his family. When his father attempted to calm him down, he struck him with a ceramic pot, causing a cut.

He is charged with one felony count of Assault and a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief.