Pregnant woman clings to hood of ex-boyfriend’s car down Gulf Frwy

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HOUSTON, TX - A Houston man faces aggravated assault charges after police say he drove an SUV with his pregnant ex-girlfriend clinging to the hood.

Officers say Anthony Escobedo stole the SUV that his ex had borrowed. When she tracked him down on the Gulf Freeway, she tried to stop him from driving away, but YouTube video shows Escobedo trying to throw her off the vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries; doctors say she and the baby are fine. Meantime, officers tracked down Escobedo at an apartment complex, booking him on aggravated assault of a family member.