BRADENTON — A child was safely returned to the mother Tuesday afternoon and a man was arrested after a domestic violence incident in the 300 block of 26th Avenue West.
Bradenton police and an EMS team went to the residence at 2:38 p.m. after a victim reported she had been battered by her boyfriend, who had taken her 1-year-old and locked himself inside the apartment, according to a Bradenton Police Department report.
The officers reportedly used force to get into the apartment where they arrested the boyfriend and returned the child unharmed to the mother, the report states.
The suspect had no parental rights to the child, the report adds.
The mother feared for the child’s safety, police reported. The man arrested and any possible charges were not reported by the BPD.