Man burns wife with iron during heated argument

Brownsville Police Department: Roberto Romero

A man was taken into police custody on Sunday after he burned his wife with a hot iron.

Roberto Romero was booked in the Brownsville city jail for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and for first-degree family violence.

According Brownsville police, an argument broke out between the 37-year-old and his spouse.

During the argument, police said Roberto Romero grabbed the hot iron and burned his wife TMs thigh.

The woman was evaluated by EMS, but refused medical transport.