Man Heading to Prison for Attacking Woman With Hot Fire Poker in Grand Traverse Co.

A man who attacked a woman with a hot fire poker in Grand Traverse County learned his punishment.

A judge sentenced Nicholas Matthew to about two to four years in prison.

In January we told you Matthew was arrested after the attack in Green Lake Township New Year’s Eve.

Police say a friend tried to intervene, but she had already been burned.

Matthew had pleaded guilty to one assault charge in exchange for another being dropped.