Man arrested after allegedly throwing phone at child
ELKHART, Ind. – An Elkhart man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly throwing a phone at a child, the Elkhart Police Department reported.
At 8:37 p.m., an officer was called to the 1000 block of Evans Street for a report of a domestic battery.
The reporting party said that the suspect came home and was pounding on the door to get inside the residence at around 7:40 p.m., according to reports.
At around 8:30 p.m., the suspect allegedly kicked the door open to the residence, reports said.
The suspect also allegedly threw a cell phone at a 7-year-old girl, which struck her in the head and caused her to complain of pain, reports said.
The suspect, identified as 44-year-old Josh Nichols, was still at the residence.
Nichols was arrested for domestic battery on child under the age of 14.