St. Francis man arrested after allegedly slapping cigarette out of pregnant girlfriend's mouth

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A St. Francis man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly slapping a cigarette out of his pregnant girlfriend's mouth.

Police were called to the 4500 block of Whitnall Avenue around 3:24 p.m. Saturday after a 911 caller reported that they saw a male punch a female while they were standing on their balcony.

Police made contact with the couple. The 20-year-old woman told police that her boyfriend was upset with her because she was smoking and is pregnant. She said he slapped the cigarette out of her mouth and pushed her back into the apartment after someone yelled that they were calling the police.

The 20-year-old man was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

Charges are pending with the Milwaukee County DA's office. 

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