Man beats girlfriend in hospital as she was holding their newborn baby


Domenic Devaughn Dupont 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested after a doctor witnessed him beating his girlfriend in a hospital.

The man of Texas, is accused of assaulting the mother of his child in a hospital while the woman was holding the newborn in her arms.

22-year-old Domenic Devaughn Dupont was charged with assault family violence and endangering a child.

According to Houston police, the attack occurred at the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, a few days after the woman gave birth to her baby.

Police said that the incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, when Dupont and his girlfriend began to argue.

Dupont repeatedly beat his girlfriend in the face while she was holding the newborn baby. The couple’s 1-year-old child was also present at the time of the assault.

A doctor came in and grabbed the baby from the mother. Dupont fled the scene. He was arrested shortly thereafter by an off duty police officer who works as a security guard.

Bail was set at $30,000 and he was ordered to stay away from the victim.