Man arrested for brutal assault on girlfriend

Stephen Biles (Source: Boone County Detention Center)
Stephen Biles (Source: Boone County Detention Center)

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Florence Police have arrested a man for what they are calling a 'brutal attack' on his girlfriend.

Police say Stephen Lewis Biles, 50, and his girlfriend, both of Florence, had just gotten off a bus at the intersection of Goodridge and Dixie Highway when Biles started punching the woman in the face. He then repeatedly kicked and stomped her head and face while she was on the ground.

The woman was taken to University Hospital suffering from serious trauma. Police say the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Biles is being held at the Boone County Detention Center on one count of first degree assault.

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