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EPD: Man arrested for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend

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Joseph James, 28. (Evansville Police Department) Joseph James, 28. (Evansville Police Department)
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

An Evansville man is accused of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend.

Evansville Police say 28-year-old Joseph James was arrested after officers responded to a domestic violence in progress call at 28 W. Tennessee.

Officers met with the victim who told them James had battered her during an argument.

Police say the victim had visible injuries, but did not require medical treatment.

EPD says the victim told officers that she is pregnant and that her daughter witnessed the assault.

James was arrested for: 

  • Battery on a Pregnant Woman- Class C Felony
  • Domestic Battery in the Presence of a child under 16- Class D Felony

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