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Police: Man Violently Assaults Pregnant Girlfriend In Camden

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CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) – A man was arrested after he attacked his pregnant girlfriend Monday evening.

Thirty-year-old Sherron Jackmon is accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach and punching her in the face.

The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. Monday on the 900 block of Atlantic Avenue.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived, but was later apprehended Tuesday afternoon at Broadway and Market Street.

The victim, who is six months pregnant, was taken to Cooper University for treatment.

Jackmon is charged with aggravated assault. He was remanded to the county jail with bail set at 10 percent of $75,000.

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