Bowling Green man accused of assaulting girlfriend who was holding toddler

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Bowling Green man is behind bars after police said he assaulted his girlfriend while she was holding her 16-month-old daughter.

According to an arrest citation, Bowling Green police responded Thursday to the 900 block of Jackson Street in reference to a family disturbance.

During their investigation, police said they learned that Andrew Pellett, 19, violently pushed his girlfriend multiple times, causing her to drop her daughter on a chair or a bookcase.

The toddler and her mother were both taken to the Medical Center at Bowling Green. An arrest citation said that neither suffered any serious injuries.

Pellett was later arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence and endangering the welfare of a minor.

He was lodged in the Warren County Detention Center.