A New York man charged with beating up his wife, who tried to stop him

A New Jersey man is facing charges after his wife was allegedly attacked and dragged by her husband.

New York Daily News reports 49-year-old Richard Denniston allegedly beat his wife in front of their two children before allegedly throwing her from the top of a moving vehicle in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

He was charged with assault, criminal mischief, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

His wife told police she saw him punch her and then beat her.

He has a criminal history in New Jersey, but the woman said she was not aware of any charges.