Waco father injures child following domestic dispute with his ex-wife

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 9:34am

A Waco toddler is recovering, after her father hit her with a truck on Sunday evening.

According to Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department, Raymond Perez, 22, was dropping his daughter back off to his ex-wife in the 2700 block of Mildred Street around 6 p.m. Perez and the mother then got into an argument. Perez allegedly attempted to leave the scene, hitting the mother with the door of his truck. Police are uncertain, but believe the 3-year-old child was hit by the truck as the mother was attempting to get her out  of the vehicle.

ETMC arrived on the scene, and transported the toddler to Hillcrest Hospital for abrasions and other unknown injuries.

Perez was arrested at the scene and is charged with aggravated assault and injury to a child.


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