Criminal attacks woman with baby in her arms

Criminal attacks woman with baby in her arms

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

LYNDEN, Wash. – Lynden Police are looking for a violent criminal who they say beat up his former girlfriend while she was holding their baby.

The victim told officers that 20-year-old Visente Galvez-Cruz gave her a black eye and a broken nose after she refused to have sex with him.

Lynden Police Chief Jack Foster says the victim was holding their one-year-old son during the assault.

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The baby was not injured.

Galvez-Cruz was about to begin a one year prison sentence for a drive-by shooting at his girlfriend’s parent’s house in May of 2012.

He was out on bail.

Chief Foster says Galvez-Cruz should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who has information to his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.