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    A Florida mother was arrested in Daytona Beach after using her infant to beat up her boyfriend on July 4, 2016, according to police. (Published Tuesday, July 5, 2016)

    An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she used her infant son to batter her boyfriend.

    Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Captain Tammy Marris tells local media that the 6-month-old boy was taken to a hospital Monday afternoon where he was reportedly doing OK.

    Officers responded to a beach in Daytona Beach shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Monday. According to NBC affiliate WESH, Tatyana Allen and her boyfriend got into a fight. Marris says Allen had used her child to batter her boyfriend, also the baby's father.

    Officers arrested Allen on charges of battery and infliction of physical/mental injury on a child. She was being held Monday night without bail.

    It's unclear whether Allen has an attorney.