Man charged after beer bottle hits woman


A Hyannis man allegedly harassed a couple with a laser pointer and then threw a beer bottle that hit a woman in the face, sending her to the hospital just after she celebrated her 24th birthday, according to Barnstable police. Robert J. Lamie, 30, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Barnstable District Court on charges of aggravated assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, police said. Witnesses told officers that Lamie was standing on a second-floor deck on Main Street in Hyannis at about 1 a.m. Sunday, when he began to shine a laser pointer into the eyes of the woman and her boyfriend.. When asked to stop Lamie allegedly shouted a profanity and threatened the couple, then threw a bottle that hit the woman just above her right eye. She suffered a serious laceration and was hospitalized, police said. Lamie denied involvement. He was ordered held on $500 bail pending an arraignment.

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