Man charged with kicking pregnant woman in stomach

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – A Beaver Township man accused of kicking a pregnant woman in the stomach was in court Friday.

Police arrested Justin Weisgarber Tuesday around 4 p.m. after a brief chase.

According to reports, the woman told police she and Weisgarber got into an argument and he threw her phone on the ground, smashing it, and threw it into a creek. She said he then kicked her in the stomach twice and ran off.

Officers said he ran into the woods at Mill Creek Park toward Paradise Lane. They caught up to him near New Buffalo Road and ran after him until he eventually stopped, according to a police report.

Weisgarber told police he didn’t do anything to the woman, but she threw a glass object at him, the report states.

He is charged with domestic violence. Bond was set Friday at $75,000.

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