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Local man accused of beating ex-girlfriend

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

A 21-year-old Waco man accused of severely beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested. Luis Enrique Chavez has been charged with aggravated assault family violence.

Police were  called to Providence Health Center at 11 a.m. on April 23 on a "check patient" call. When they arrived, they found the victim with significant injuries on her face. Police say the victim's face was swollen, her lips were cut, her teeth had been pushed back and she had lacerations on her neck and shoulders.

She told officers her ex-boyfriend had beaten her with his fists at her home. Police obtained a warrant for Chavez and was arrested on Thursday. He is now in McLennan County Jail.

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