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Boyfriend arrested in beating of two women on North Waco

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 12:30 p.m.

A man at a North Waco apartment has been arrested after being accused of beating his girlfriend and another woman and burning his girlfriend in the face with a cigarette, police said Saturday.

Wichita police Sgt. Bruce Watts gave this account: A 28-year-old woman reported about 9:30 p.m. Friday that her boyfriend punched her several times and choked until she went unconscious and hit her with a plastic coat hanger and burned her in the face with cigarette.

When a second woman, age 26, tried to intervene, the man beat her and threw her to the concrete, causing her to lose consciousness. The second victim was taken to a hospital in “non-critical” condition, Watts said. The alleged beating occurred in the 900 block of North Waco.

The man was booked into jail on suspicion of crimes including aggravated battery.

Reach Tim Potter at 316-268-6684 or tpotter@wichitaeagle.com.

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