BELLEVILLE — The following report appeared in the most recently released crime blotter by the Belleville Police Department:
1:18 p.m. DOMESTIC BATTERY/AGGRAVATED BATTERY - 300 block of West I Street. The victim, a 29-year-old female, reported her boyfriend/suspect, a 26-year-old male, battered her with his fists during an argument. Victim #2, a 30-year-old female, and witnesses attempted to separate the suspect from the victim, when the suspect struck victim #2 numerous times with a bottle. Victim #2 was transported to an area hospital for treatment of her injuries. The suspect was arrested, transported to headquarters and held pending charges.
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