FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A Fayetteville dad is facing charges after allegedly burning and trying to strangle his teen daughter after an argument about makeup, warrants show.
Mauricio Victor Green, 48, is accused of burning his 15-year-old daughter and attempting to strangle her after he caught her wearing makeup, according to records.
Green is also accused of assaulting his teen daughter with a vacuum hose connector.
Green was arrested at his home in the 2500 block of Dartmouth Drive on July 20, according to arrest records.
He now faces child abuse charges for inflicting a serious physical injury and for assault inflicting serious injury strangulation.
The girl’s mother reported the vacuum cleaner incident back on Feb. 17, according to warrants. A magistrate issued a criminal summons in that incident.
The judge told the mother to contact police regarding the burning incident. According to police, the girl’s mother said that Green put the teen’s hand on a burner and put his forearm on her neck until she almost passed out. The mother told police that Green left the home and then returned and held a pistol against the girl’s head for approximately two minutes.
According to a search warrant, Green was attempting to find out who put makeup on the teen. She refused to answer her father.
Green bonded out of jail after his bail was set at $25,000.