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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (KDKA) — A Pennsylvania man was taken into custody early Saturday morning after allegedly punching a pregnant woman in the face.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre.

According to the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department, a 30-year-old pregnant woman told officers that 39-year-old Jeffrey Taylor punched her in the face with a closed fist and locked her out of her house in frigid temperatures.

Police say the woman had a discolored eye, as well as bruising and a bite mark on her face.

Taylor was sent to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for arraignment on a simple assault charge.

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