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Florida woman arrested after battery incident

A Florida woman was arrested after a battery complaint on December 21.

According to the report from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department, the victim, identified as Craig Stroh of Sturgis, Mich., was traveling in a vehicle with other people going south on SR 9 when he was allegedly battered by Angel Purk, 43, of Lithia, Fla. She allegedly struck Stroh with her closed fist and scratched his face and neck.

The driver of the vehicle pulled into the sheriff’s department parking lot during the altercation to report the incident.

After investigation, Purk was arrested for Battery, a Class B misdemeanor, and booked into the LaGrange County Jail.

A report will be forwarded to the LaGrange County Prosecutor’s Office for review.