Common-law wife calls to report man hit children in bathtub

Harlingen Police Department: Felipe Rodriguez Guerrero

A Harlingen man was taken into custody after he allegedly hit his 7-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter.

Police responded to Felipe Rodriguez Guerrero TMs home after his common-law wife reported the assault.

She told authorities that Guerrero struck the two children with an open hand while he was bathing them in the bathroom.

The common-law wife also said that she was hit in the face, causing her lower lip to bleed.

She told police she wanted to file charges against Guerrero.

Guerrero was charged with Injury to a Child and Assault Family Violence.