Man arrested, accused of punching pregnant girlfriend

Published: Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 6:59 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 6:59 p.m.

A Gainesville man was charged with aggravated battery of a pregnant woman Friday following an altercation with his girlfriend, according to an arrest report.

Arrested by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office was Leneiall S. Sapp, 19, of 2625 SW 75th St.

Sapp is accused of punching his girlfriend twice in her face with a closed fist when he became angry with her over the use of her cellphone, the arrest report states.

A cousin of the girlfriend heard the yelling in the bedroom, went there and saw Sapp punch the woman once, according to the report.

The girlfriend is pregnant with Sapp's child, the report adds.

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