Lehigh Acres man charged with punching pregnant ex-girlfriend
FOX 4 Staff
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man faces charges for punching his pregnant ex-girlfriend for not getting an abortion.
The victim went to the Lehigh Regional Hospital on Monday and told doctors that her boyfriend attacked her in a local restaurant where he worked.
She told investigators from the Lee County Sheriff's Office that 27-year-old Louis Marvin Vickers punched her in the stomach knocking the wind out of her. The victim says her ex hit her at least three times.
Deputies didn't find Vickers until Thursday. He was arrested and charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman.