MIDLAND COUNTY - A man is behind bars after hitting his pregnant girlfriend.
Authorities arrested 20-year-old Angel Pallanes when they responded to the 6300 block of South County Road 1169.
When they got there, Pallanes told officers that his girlfriend had broken into his house and assaulted him.
His girlfriend, who is seven months pregnant, told authorities that Pallanes hit her in the face and stomach.
She was taken to get checked out at the hospital.
Pallanes is being charged with assault and child endangerment to an unborn child.
He is being held at the Midland County Detention Center on a $15,000 bond.