Abdul Haque, 49, of Kings Highway East, was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after he punched his wife in the face, splitting her lip, police said.

Police received a call about the incident a few minutes after midnight Wednesday morning.

Haque said he and his wife were arguing over an apple slice, according to the police report.

He was held on a $500 bond and was scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court later that day.