HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A common law husband has been arrested and charged with assault and family violence.
On Thursday, July 4, at 10 a.m. police responded to a disturbance at an apartment complex in the 400 block of Lozano Street.
A female victim reported that after coming home from work she woke up her common-law husband, Michael Ray Pizano, 26, and asked for a ride to the doctor's office because their infant was ill.
Pizano became upset and began punching the victim, who then fled to the main office of the apartment complex, where she called police.
Its reported that Pizano had followed her to the office and when he found out authorities were called he then assaulted her again then leaving when police arrived.
EMS was called but the victim declined medical attention. Police located Pizano back in the apartment, he was arrested and charged with assault family violence and his bond was set at $5,000.