UNH professor accused of assaulting female victim with cane


NEWMARKET, N.H. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A University of New Hampshire professor was arrested Saturday night after he reportedly assaulted a live-in female acquaintance with his cane.

According to seacoastonline.com, David Smith, 67, of Newmarket, has been charged with domestic assault for the incident which occurred at his Elm Street apartment late Saturday night. Smith was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and ordered to have no contact with the victim.

Police responded to the apartment after they received a call from the female victim stating Smith had struck her with his cane during an argument.

The UNH website lists Smith as an art history professor.

Smith is scheduled to be arraigned on May 7.

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