NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Comedian Jackie Mason may have been the victim of an assault.

The alleged incident took place early Friday morning. Police said they responded to an apartment on West 56th Street, where they encountered Mason and his 48-year-old “female companion.”

Mason told police he was bruised when he was trying to get a phone from the woman. The woman claimed that Mason hit her with the phone.

Both Mason and the woman refused medical attention. The woman,  Kaoru Suzuki- McMullen, was charged with assault and the investigation is continuing.

CBS 2 has reached out to Mason for comment.

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