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      Man assaults wife after she wakes him up

      Michael Ray Pizano // Harlingen Police Department

      A Harlingen man was arrested after his common-law wife called authorities.

      Michael Ray Pizano allegedly punched and kicked his common-law wife after she woke him up.

      The couple TMs baby was ill and the woman attempted to have him take the child to the doctor's office after she returned home from work.

      Pizano fled the apartment on the 400 block of Lozano Street after the alleged assault, but Harlingen police were able to place him under arrest.

      The 26-year-old appeared before Municipal Court Judge Arturo Saenz on July 5, where his bond was set at $5,000 for assault family violence.