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Man allegedly beat up girlfriend while holding baby

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested for allegedly beating up his girlfriend while she was holding their baby.

According to Louisville Metro Police, John Mudd, 23, got into a verbal argument with his girlfriend. The victim went downstairs to change out the laundry and when she came back up the steps, Mudd allegedly pulled her hair out of her ponytail.

According to the victim, their baby was crying at the time and she grabbed the baby from the carrier. Mudd apparently kept yelling in the victim's face, demanded her cell phone and then hit her.  The arrest report states that Mudd took the baby downstairs and the victim followed in an attempt to get the baby back.

The victim said he hit her again, knocked her to the ground and began kicking her, while holding the baby. Police said they were dispatched to a 911 call and when they arrived, found the victim crying in the front yard.

Mudd is being charged with domestic violence.

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