Peru man strikes girlfriend with chunk of concrete

(Provided Photo/Miami County)

PERU, Ind. (WISH) – Police arrested a man for striking his girlfriend in the face with a piece of concrete.

Torrick Johnson, 37, was arrested for battering his girlfriend. 24-Hour News 8’s news partner at the Kokomo Tribune report that Johnson was preliminary charged with domestic battery when he grasped his girlfriend and shoved her out of the their apartment.

The girlfriend was waiting outside for someone to pick her up when Johnson grabbed a piece of concrete and hit her in the face. He then fled on a bicycle.

The woman sustained injuries to her face and arm, and had pain in her head, neck and face.

Johnson was arrested and booked in the Miami County jail on a $3,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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