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Labor Day weekend has a special significance for alligator hunters in Mississippi. A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert MahaffeyMore >>
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
A 19-year-old woman from Baton Rouge was arrested for attempted feticide after
she allegedly attacked a pregnant woman. The victim told police that the
incident started over an argument regarding a man.
According to the probable cause report, the incident happened on Monday,
June 2 shortly before 9 p.m. Witnesses told police that the suspect, Ebonee
Francois, attacked the victim near a home located on North 36th
"[Francois]…chased the victim, striking her in the right side of her face
with a closed fist, causing a swollen eye," an officer with the Baton Rouge
Police Department noted in the report. "[She] then did grab the victim by her
hair, dragging her to the ground. The victim struck her head on the ground as
she was dragged down. [She] then kicked the victim, who is 38 weeks pregnant,
in the stomach at least twice, and kept trying to drag her around, until
The arresting officer noted that Francois was fully aware of the victim's
pregnancy at the time of the attack.
Francois fled the scene before police arrived. However, she reportedly
turned herself in to police a short time later.
Francois was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree feticide
and simple battery. She was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.