MANATEE — A Bradenton man was charged with battery after he tackled his girlfriend during an argument, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Mark Anthony Davis, 32, was arrested at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday.
Davis and his girlfriend were reportedly arguing in front of his Bradenton home. The argument turned physical when Davis ran toward his girlfriend and tackled her, according to the report.
The victim reportedly had grass stains on her back but refused to fill out an affidavit saying she did not want Davis to go to jail.
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Davis was being held on $500 bond.