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Police: Easton Man Arrested for Assault on Pregnant Woman

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EASTON, Md.- Police have arrested an Easton man accused of punching a pregnant woman in the stomach during an argument. 

Twenty-seven-year-old Jonathan Maurice Butler was taken into custody on Sunday and charged with two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of reckless endangerment and alcohol intoxication/endangerment.

Easton police said Butler was wanted in connection of an assault that had occurred on Feb. 6 in the Mulberry Hill Apartment complex.

Police said it is alleged that Butler made contact with the victim, 32-year-old Taneika Turner, at the 500 building. An argument ensued when Butler, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, assaulted Turner, according to police. 

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Butler was ordered held in the Talbot County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond. 

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