CHICAGO (CBS) – The head of a publicly funded anti-violence group is now facing charges after allegedly attacking his wife inside their suburban home.
Tio Hardiman, the head of Cease Fire/Cure The Violence, was arrested after allegedly striking his wife, Allison, in Hillside, CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
Hardiman was booked at the Hillside Police station and has been charged with domestic abuse. He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Saturday. His wife suffered bruises.
Hardiman’s Cease Fire organization works to intervene between rival gang members to prevent gun violence in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods.