MONROE -- Just after 3 p.m. Saturday, Monroe Police officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of S. Grand Street in reference to a battery call.
According to the arrest affidavit, officers made contact with a woman who said she and her boyfriend, 20-year-old Kendrick Thomas, got into a verbal fight over him text messaging other girls.
The affidavit reads the woman said Thomas got mad and punched her several times in the head, knocking her to the ground and causing her to fall into the toilet.
The woman went on to claim Thomas kicked her twice in the back while she was trying to get back up.
The arrest affidavit reads Thomas said he did punch her, but only after she had pushed him.
Thomas was arrested and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center, charged with Simple Battery.
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