ABQ man accused of punching girlfriend in face

Updated: 12/29/2013 6:42 PM | Created: 12/29/2013 5:46 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

An Albuquerque man is behind bars after being accused of punching his girlfriend in the face.

Several young children were in the home at the time of the incident.

Albuquerque Police say Lendall John punched Leanna Yazzie after they got into argument on Saturday.

When officers responded they founded three children, all under the age of seven, locked in a back room.

Authorities say John and Yazzie had been drinking and smoking marijuana.

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