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      Girlfriend arrested for 'striking' boyfriend repeatedly

      Lizette Gutierrez // Harlingen Police Dept.

      A woman is arrested for striking her boyfriend repeatedly during an argument that apparently got out of hand.

      An unidentified male was rushed to Valley Baptist Medical Center claiming he'd been attacked by his girlfriend, Lizette Ruiz Gutierrez.

      Reporters indicate the couple got into a heated argument on the 1300 block of W. Tyler in Harlingen.

      The victim told police his 20-year-old girlfriend, Gutierrez, struck him in his face about five to six times.

      Police said the victim was bleeding and suffered swelling to his right eye and nose area.

      Gutierrez was arrested on Orange Road in Combes.

      She was charged with assault which is a Class A misdemeanor.