A Florida woman allegedly bit off part of her boyfriend’s thumb during a vicious argument the couple had in front of her children.
Yesenia Casiano, 39, of Lutz, allegedly attacked her boyfriend in their living room last week, all while several children were present.
“The defendant willfully and intentionally bit the victim's thumb, removing a piece and causing serious bodily injury,” an arrest report from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department obtained by Oxygen.com states. “The defendant then kicked the victim in the stomach and struck him several times with open and closed fists on various parts of his body.”
Children watched the tumultuous couple's violence, according to the report. Although it’s not clear how many kids were present, at least one was fathered by the victim, Patch.com reports.The others are from a previous relationship that Casiano had.
"The children observed what they believe to be a piece of the victim's thumb on the floor of the living room,” the report states.
The victim then fled and was soon admitted at a nearby emergency room. It’s unclear if that part of his thumb was reattached or not.
Casiano also fled the scene and drove off in a van. Before doing so, she told her kids she was leaving, according to the report.
Investigators caught up to her at some point, though, and by Friday, two days after the incident, she was charged with aggravated battery causing bodily harm.
The male victim has not been named, as he is a victim of domestic violence.
It is not clear if Casiano has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf at this time.
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