A Santa Monica woman aged 19 was charged with domestic violence on
Friday, April 19 after pushing her boyfriend out of their apartment and
injuring him in the process.
At 11:35 am officers of the Santa Monica Police Department went to
the 1000 block of Seventh Street after they had received a report of
When the officers arrived they spoke with the male victim who told them his girlfriend had just assaulted him.
He explained to the officers that he had returned to the apartment
that they shared at about 11 am in order to retrieve his bicycle frame.
At that time he had become embroiled in an argument with his girlfriend.
He added his girlfriend had pushed him out of the apartment.
In doing so it had caused him to fall down and slightly injure his hand.
The officers arrested his girlfriend and charged her with domestic violence.
Bail was set at $50,000.
Editor’s Note: These reports are part of a regular police coverage
series entitled “Alert Police Blotter” (APB), which injects some minor
editorial into certain police activities in Santa Monica. Not all of the
Mirror’s coverage of incidents involving police are portrayed in this
manner. More serious crimes and police-related activities are regularly
reported without editorial in the pages of the Santa Monica Mirror and
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