Palm Bay man arrested after spitting on child

Man spits on child in Palm Bay, Florida.
Man spits on child in Palm Bay, Florida.

PALM BAY, Florida – Officers were dispatched to a home in Palm Bay Saturday after a man hit a woman and then “intentionally hacked up mucus twice” and spit in a child’s face, according to police.

Justin Wayne White, 36, was arrested for Battery Domestic Violation, Child Abuse, and Criminal Mischief.

Police said that after White coughed up mucus and spit in the child’s face, twice, he then struck his girlfriend by hitting her in the chest with his fist, the report said.

During the altercation, White threw an object at the windshield of a vehicle, and the broke the windshield, the affidavit said. The vehicle belongs to the girlfriend.

White was transported to the Brevard County Jail where bond was set at $3,000.

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Scott Lee travels between Brevard County and Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Lee also writes for Sebastian Daily covering Vero Beach and Florida news. Currently, he covers Palm Bay, West Melbourne, and the Melbourne area.
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