Anthony Matthews is a monster. The 31-year-old is facing a slew of charges, including attempted murder, after he was arrested Wednesday for holding his ex-girlfriend hostage in his Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn apartment and assaulting her. According to police, Anthony burned the 26-year-old woman with a hot iron, sexually assaulted her with burning hot screwdriver, beat her with a 2x4… and knocked out at least two of her teeth while shoving a pistol in her mouth. The woman (who dated Anthony for two years until they broke up) was able to escape on Tuesday and remains hospitalized in intensive care. Neighbors didn't see of hear anything.
Meanwhile, in NYC's Chinatown...A man was forced to jump from a tenant's apartment after the mentally unstable roommate, whom he was trying to evict, held him hostage at knifepoint assaulted him. The roommate barricaded himself in the apartment for a few hours before surrendering to police. He was taken to a mental hospital.