CANTON (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A wanted Canton man on parole is back behind bars after police say he assaulted his child’s mother.

28 year old Vincent Thomas was arrested on Sunday after officers say he was armed with a gun when he knocked his child’s mother to the ground and dragged her across the floor.

Reports say he also threatened the woman, along with a few others who were in the home. Officers responded and arrested Thomas. His semi-automatic pistol was also seized.