MIDLAND - A Midland man is behind bars charged with breaking into a woman's home and assaulting her.
Police say 18-year-old Nicodemus Alvarado was beating on the door of the victim's apartment.
According to the arrest affidavit, the woman opened the door to tell him to go away.
At some point, he allegedly began punching her in the face.
Police arrived after getting a 9-1-1 hang-up call at the Chaparral Apartments.
When they got to the home, Alvarado was still there.
Officers arrested him and also found a bag of cocaine in his pocket.
He remains behind bars on felony burglary charges and possession of cocaine.