Houston man accused of beating his baby's mother while she held newborn at hospital

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Man accused of beating girlfriend in hospital as she held newborn (KTRK)

A man is accused of beating his baby's mother while she was holding their 2-day-old newborn Saturday at an area hospital. Court records say the man accused in the attack was holding another child while he was swinging at her.

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Dominec Dupont, 22, of Houston, is now behind bars, charged with felony child endangerment and felony for assault of a family member.

Records say a doctor stepped in to protect the newborn as Dupont allegedly struck the woman repeatedly in the face and ripped her hospital gown.

Officers detained Dupont and a protective order was issued against him.

Police have not released the name of the hospital where the alleged attack occurred.
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