MANATEE — A Bradenton woman was charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant female after she fought with her sister, who is five months pregnant, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Brooke Long, 22, was arrested at 2:12 p.m. Monday outside an apartment along 54th Drive East in Bradenton.
Long reportedly argued with her sister about who was going to sit in the front passenger seat as they walked toward their mother’s car. The victim reportedly made it to the car first and Long shoved her away.
According to police, Long got into the car and closed the door. Her sister reportedly got in through the back and crawled into the front of the car and sat on top of Long.
Long reportedly pulled on the victim’s arm and she began scratching and grabbed her by the neck.
Police rpeort Long then began punching her sister on the side of the head.
Both women sustained minor injuries and the victim was sent to a hospital with stomach pain.
Long was released from jail Tuesday.