Matthew Barbosa, New Port Richey man, arrested after biting baby, threatening mother, cops say

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A New Port Richey man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly bit a five-month-old and threatened the mother with a knife.

According to an arrest report, Matthew Barbosa, 21, was arrested after he and the baby's mother began arguing over the baby crying. Police say Barbosa placed his hands around the throat of the woman and pushed her before picking up a knife and threatening her with it.
Police then say Barbosa grabbed the baby and bit it on the right cheek, leaving a dark bruise.
Barbosa was arrested and transported to the Pasco County Jail where he is being held with a $15,000 bond.

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