Police: Man beats wife during fight for cell phone

San Benito Police Department: Diego Silva Jr.

San Benito police arrested a man for allegedly beating his wife on Monday morning.

Officers responded to the couple TMs home on the 200 block of Chapman St.

The woman told police Diego Silva Jr., attempted to choke her and kicked her several times in the ribs.

She said it happened when she got home from the store.

Silva allegedly demanded to see her phone, but she refused.

Neighbors said they witnessed the incident and contacted police.

Silva was taken to the City Jail and his bond for assault impending circulation (family violence) was set at $10,000.