MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been arrested for allegedly hitting a known pregnant woman in September.

Troy L. Bijani, 21, was charged with domestic abuse assault after an incident about noon Sept. 12 at a residence in the 200 block of Sixth Street Southeast.  

Bijani allegedly hit the woman, held her down, put his hands around her throat and across her face, according to the criminal complaint.

He was previously released and failed to appear for an arraignment Oct. 17. A warrant was issued for his arrest Oct. 19. 

Bijani was arrested in Floyd County Nov. 7 and transported to the Cerro Gordo County Jail, where he is being held for $2,000 bond.

— Courtney Fiorini

Contact Courtney at 641-421-0534 or on Twitter @CourtneyFiorini.



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