Erica Mason-Austin pulls girlfriend’s hair, pushes her into air vent during argument

24-year-old Erica Mason-Austin was involved in a domestic altercation with her girlfriend, Takeila Smith, at their Prewitt Lane residence on June 23rd. Mason told officers that she got into an argument with Smith. Mason stated that after the argument, Smith punched her in the face while she was lying down. Mason noted that the argument continued downstairs into the backyard. According to Mason, this is where Smith stomped on her thigh. When officers spoke to Smith, she stated that Mason pulled her hair and pushed her into an air vent. She also mentioned that Mason punched her in the face using her phone. Both parties were seen with injuries, so both of them were deemed the primary aggressors. Mason was taken into custody for domestic assault.

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