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Former Miss New Hampshire Attacks, Bites Boyfriend, Cops Say

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A former Miss New Hampshire USA title holder was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend, according to police.

An argument between 26-year-old beauty queen Nicole Houde and her boyfriend, 33-year-old Scott Nickerson, turned violent when Houde allegedly began punching, kicking, scratching and biting Nickerson, police said.

Manchester Police Sgt. Todd Boucher said Nickerson accused Houde of having an affair. The two began arguing, and Nickerson took Houde’s cell phone. When he refused to give it back, things got ugly, police said.

Houde, who was crowned Miss New Hampshire USA in 2010, was arrested at work and charged with simple assault.

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