Drunk man arrested for jumping on pregnant wife's belly

Belly of a woman in her 34th week of pregnancy
Belly of a woman in her 34th week of pregnancy. Photo: Inferis / Wikimedia Commons

The police arrested a 26-year-old man from Steenbergen on Sunday morning on suspicion of assaulting his pregnant wife. 

According to the police, while under the influence of alcohol, the man threw his wife to the ground, jumped on her belly, and punched her in the face multiple times.

The pregnant woman was taken to hospital. Her current condition, and that of her child, is unknown.

The man was taken to a police station for questioning. 

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