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.
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Betancourt was being held in Manatee County jail without bond, according to the sheriff’s website.