Naples woman accused of assaulting pregnant daughter

October 25th, 2010 by Staff

NAPLES: Deputies say a 40-year-old woman assaulted her pregnant daughter during an argument over a cat Friday.

Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of 3652 Hibiscus Ave., was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Victim.

Phillips became angry when she realized her daughter Amber Phillips brought home a cat Friday evening, according to a sheriff’s report.

As the two argued, Mary grabbed her daughter’s shoulders and then slammed her against a wall, according to witnesses.

Amber, who’s four months pregnant, was not injured, according to the report.

Mary was arrested and taken to the Naples Jail Center for booking.

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