Sabine County authorities: Man assaulted girlfriend with baby in her arms

SABINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Sabine County Sheriff's Office has charged a Deweyville man accused of assaulting his girlfriend while she was holding her baby.

John Thomas Webb, 19, is charged with injury to a child, assault and interference with an emergency call.

Chief Deputy George Griffin said Webb was arrested in Orange and transferred to Sabine County. He is being held on a collective bond of $17,500.

Griffin said the woman said she was assaulted by her boyfriend on June 5 after he came home drunk. During some of the assault, she had a baby in her arms. She said he also took the phone away from her when she tried to call 911.

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