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Woman beats 10-month-old baby during fight with her boyfriend

By Mason White 9:35 AM April 15, 2015
Amanda Alexander 

By: Feng Qian
A baby suffered a bruised and swollen eye after her mother beat her.

The child’s 38-year-old mother of Wichita Falls, Texas, was charged with injury to a child and family violence.

Police said that Amanda Alexander, hit her 10-month-old baby in the head during a fight with her boyfriend on Sunday.

According to the police report, officers were called to a house on the 1600 block of 32nd.

Police said that Alexander, admitted that she assaulted her on-again off-again boyfriend, who is the father of the baby.

The boyfriend told police that he came to the apartment because he received a phone call that Alexander was suicidal, and wanted to make sure that the baby was not in danger.

He said that when he arrived, the baby was crying so he picked her up and tried to leave the apartment.

Alexander stood at the door, and she did not allow him to leave. She began hitting him while he was holding the baby.

She then intentionally hit the baby’s head and face, the boyfriend told police.

Officers observed that the baby had a bruised and swollen left eye. Alexander was arrested and her bail was set at $55,000.