GULFPORT, Miss. — Police in Gulfport say a 32-year-old woman was arrested after her child was injured during a confrontation between the woman and her boyfriend.
Investigators tell The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1nKNPWv ) Lakisha Barry was arrested Monday.
Sgt. Damon McDaniel says investigators believe Barry and her boyfriend were arguing at the family's apartment home when Barry thrust a knife at the boyfriend. The child was cut around an eye, McDaniel says.
McDaniel says the boyfriend took the child to a hospital for treatment. The child's injury was not believed to be life-threatening.
Barry was booked at the Harrison County jail with child battery.
It was not immediately clear whether she has an attorney.