Freeport man arrested on domestic violence charges

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FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) - Freeport police arrest a local man on multiple charges of domestic battery.

Jesse Russell, 23, was arrested Monday on two counts of domestic battery with a prior conviction.

Police were called to the 500 block of North Walnut over an argument between Russell and his 20-year-old girlfriend.

Investigators say Russell hit the victim in the face and pushed her, causing her to hit her head on the floor. The victim was taken to the hospital, but will be OK.

Russell is being held in the Stephenson County Jail on a $20,000 bond.