By Ola Adeola
A man has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at a nursing mother while breastfeeding her two-week-old baby.
The police in St. Augustine, Florida, US, say that Kevin A. Smith, 29, was upset when he arrived at home and thought his 2-week-old was being fed milk from another woman.
Smith tried to get the baby from his girlfriend, who tried to keep the infant from him, officials at the St. John County Sheriff’s Office said.
He held the woman down on the bed and pulled a black handgun gun on her, Police said/
Smith also took the nursing mother’s cell phone so to stop her from calling the police.
Smith was on top of his girlfriend, trying to roll her over to get baby, when the victim’s mother arrived.
The woman heard screaming and went to check on what was happening.
When Smith went outside to his truck, the victim’ s mother quickly took her and the baby outside to her own truck and called cops.
Smith is charged with battery, child neglect and obstructing justice.
He is being held on $12,500 bond.
Source: Palm Beach