Belleview, Florida — A Belleview teen was arrested after she assaulted a pregnant woman on Sunday.
Marion County sheriff’s Deputy Vernon Reese responded to the Kangaroo store located at 7590 East Highway 25, after a call came in about a physical altercation.
The victim, 18, told Deputy Reese that she was standing at the rear of her vehicle about to pump gas when a silver minivan pulled up to the other side of the pump where she was standing.
Several people, including Justice Amber Gough, also 18, jumped out of the van and began yelling at he victim.
According to reports, Gough yelled, “Do you still want to fight me?” The victim then replied, “No, I don’t even think about you.”
The two were still arguing when Gough pulled out a sausage and threw it at the victim’s vehicle. The victim then stated, “I don’t want to fight you, and I am pregnant.”
Deputy Reese reported that Gough then approached the victim, punched her in the forehead, and scratched her neck.
The victim defended herself by punching back, at which time Gough retreated to her vehicle and fled the scene.
Gough was identified through her Facebook account and arrested at her residence.
Gough was untruthful about the incident, however, witnesses corroborated the victim’s story.
She was charged with Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Victim (F). Gough was released on $5,000 bond.