Harlingen man arrested on assault and injury to a child charges
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a man on assault and injury to a child after he closed a door on his common-law wife during an argument.
On Sunday, October 6th in the early morning hours Harlingen police were called to the 200 block of East Darrel Wayne Shipp in reference to a disturbance.
Police made contact with a woman who reported she and her child were injured during an argument with her common law husband Efren Garcia, 29.
During the verbal argument Garcia forcefully closed the door on her while she was holding her 2 month-old daughter leaving them with minor injuries.
Garcia was arrested for assault family violence and injury to a child and handed a $25,000 bond.