Cave City man charged with striking pregnant girlfriend

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A Cave City man has been charged with felony third-degree battery in Independence County Circuit Court.

The charge stems from an incident on Dec. 4 in Independence County in which 34-year-old Jake Yehudi Porter is accused of striking his girlfriend, who is pregnant, in such a manner that her injury required emergency treatment at a local hospital, court records state.

The court documents said Porter is currently in jail under a $10,000 bond.

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