(WFTS-TV) — A pregnant woman bit off part of her boyfriend’s finger during a violent confrontation at their Tampa home on Tuesday, according to Hillsborough County deputies.
The two got into an argument which turned physical shortly before 6:00 p.m. at an apartment on Hensel Lane.
According to a sheriff’s statement, the boyfriend, 22-year-old Reginald Gefferie, armed himself with a knife and pointed it at 22-year-old Junie Dieujuste while in their bathroom.
The fight continued into the bedroom, where Gefferie blocked the door with a dresser.
“The defendant then grabbed the victim by the neck with one hand pushing her up against the wall and punching her in the face,” according to the statement.