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A 21-year-old Arkansas woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly punching her three-month-old son.

(Meredith) -- A 21-year-old Arkansas woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly punching her three-month-old son.

Britney Joe, of Rogers, Arkansas, faces two counts of felony domestic battery.

Rogers is located in the northwest corner of the state.

According to the probable cause statement obtained by KNWA, Joe allegedly punched her baby in the face because he would not stop crying.

Police said the baby had swelling around his left eye, which he was holding shut, KNWA reports.

Police officers spoke to another child at the residence who told them Joe also hit her in the head once with a cell phone charger and pushed her from behind. The child's relationship to Joe is not known.

Joe's next court appearance is scheduled for May 13.

Bond information was not immediately available.

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