Coralville man charged with assault after allegedly head-butting his sister


A Coralville man faces an assault charge after an argument with his little sister ended with him head-butting her.

Police say the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at the 4th avenue residence of 20-year-old Amari Goins. He lives there with his 12-year old sister, and they were having an argument at around 1:10pm when he head-butted her. The girl reported pain on her face, and when interviewed, Goins accused his sister of provoking him.

He was taken into custody and charged with Assault causing Bodily Injury, a serious misdemeanor. A no-contact order was requested between the siblings.