Frederico Bruno, a 19-year-old father was arrested for pushing his three-month-old baby and ex-girlfriend out of a third-floor window in Jersey City, New Jersey. Frederico Bruno allegedly climbed down the fire escape of his girlfriend’s apartment and attacked his former girlfriend she lay unconscious on the ground – their baby injured beneath her, the Daily Mail reports. The young woman and her baby were transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Belleville police found Frederico Bruno late last night hiding inside a refrigerator in a vacant building. According to police records republished by NBC News, even though Bruno’s ex-girlfriend had a protection order against him, the alleged attacker let himself into her apartment and waited for her to return home.
Frederico Bruno allegedly used a “carving knife” to brutally attack his former girlfriend and a 21-year-old friend she had with her after the friend threatened to call 911 if Bruno did not leave. Bruno allegedly “sliced the friend within an inch of her life.” The woman was also transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
After shoving his ex-girlfriend out of a window while she was holding her baby, Frederico Bruno allegedly climbed down the Rutgers Avenue apartment fire escape and attacked the mother of his child with a table. After the alleged attack Frederico Bruno went to a relative’s home and took a nap. Upon waking, Bruno allegedly informed his nephews and a teenage niece about the attack.
“I know he’s always had a bad temper but I never thought he could do this. To a baby? How could he do this to his own baby?” – Bruno’s teen nieces, Ashley Archelus stated during an interview with NBC News.
Frederico Bruno faces three counts of aggravated assault for allegedly tossing his ex-girlfriend and baby out of a three-story apartment window and the ground-level beating. A New Jersey judge set bail at $300,000 for each count of the indictment.