Man accused of stepping on pregnant woman’s stomach

Pregnant woman calls police after being hurt

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A 5-month pregnant woman told police an unidentified man was stepping on her stomach trying to hurt her and the baby.

Jonesboro police went to the 100-block of Leggett Street and heard a woman inside of the home they were called to.

According to the report, officers rushed up a flight of stairs, clearing each room so they could get to her.

After kicking in a door, police found the victim in a closet panicking and crying.

She told police a tall, black man tried to hurt her and her unborn baby.

The woman said he had on a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and something black over his face.

She was taken to NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital to be examined.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

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