[ Source ]PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A Florida man is accused of hitting his girlfriend in the face with a sandwich while she drove, knocking her glasses off her face, reported WPBF-TV in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Emmanuelle Rodriguez, 19, is charged with domestic battery and child abuse for the incident that occurred Friday while he, his 19-year-old girlfriend, Brittany Gonzales, their 7-month-old son were on Interstate 95 traveling to their new apartment in Fort Pierce, Fla.According to an incident report, the boy was asleep in the back seat when Rodriguez became angry and began striking Gonzales in the face with a sandwich. Police said Gonzales was screaming for him to stop because she couldn't see and thought she was going to lose control of the car.Gonzales told police he then ripped the rearview mirror off the windshield and began hitting the windshield with the mirror. She said she exited the interstate and told Rodriguez to get out, leaving him for his mother to pick him up.
Rodriguez admitted to police that they were arguing and he didn't want to hit her, so he threw a sandwich in her face instead, the report said.He was arrested and transported to the St. Lucie County Jail. He's free on $7,500 bail.