Report: MTA officer charged for allegedly beating ex-girlfriend

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An MTA officer is accused of beating his ex-girlfriend.

According to the Connecticut Post, (https://bit.ly/2TlLuDz) 49-year-old Gerard Battista was charged on Friday.

Police said the victim was in the process of moving out of her apartment she rented with Battista, when he knocked her on the floor and began kicking her.

Officials stated that Battista is free on bond as of Sunday morning.

There has been no word on the women’s condition.

News 8 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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