MANATEE — A Bradenton woman was charged with battery after an argument over child behavior, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Jessica Betancourt, 25, was arrested at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday by the victim’s home, according to the report.
Betancourt and the victim argued over Betancourt's 7-year-old getting into an altercation with the victim’s 11-year-old son. The argument turned physical when Betancourt struck the victim’s face and body, deputies reported.
The victim declined medical treatment.
Betancourt was being held in Manatee County jail without bond, according to the sheriff’s website.