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Man accused of beating ex-girlfriend, throwing 8-month-old on floor

SAN ANTONIO – Felix Vera, 31, was arrested on suspicion of family assault choking and strangulation and child endangerment following an incident with his ex-girlfriend.

According to an arrest affidavit, on June 15, Vera choked his then-girlfriend during an argument while she was holding the couple's 8-month-old daughter. 

The woman nearly passed out and fell backwards and the infant hit her head on a counter and started crying, according to the affidavit.

Authorities said Vera threw the 8-month-old on the floor before punching the woman, causing her right eye to become swollen shut.

The woman and Vera reportedly split up, according to the affidavit, which is dated June 16.