Florida woman grabbed boyfriend's testicles and squeezed them until they bled, police say

A woman in Florida was arrested last week for allegedly squeezing her boyfriend's testicles until they bled, according to a police report.

The alleged victim, who has not been identified, called the police on June 4 to report a domestic assault. He told officers that his live-in girlfriend became "enraged" during an argument, then struck him with a hair brush, choked him, punched him "with her fists and scratched the left side of his face." He also stated she "grabbed him by his balls and squeezed them until they were bleeding,"

Mugshot of 21-year-old woman who squeezed boyfriend's testicles. Credit: Indian Harbour Beach Police Department

Authorities responded to the call in Indian Harbour Beach, a city with a population of about 8,000 located 70 miles southeast of Orlando. The woman, identified as 21-year-old Katie Lee Pitchford, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. An arrest affidavit confirmed the man's face was bloody and had visible bruising, The Miami Herald reported.

man clutching groin in pain Credit: Getty

In the back of the squad car, Pitchford asked officers " if she could talk to the victim because she wanted to say she was sorry," according to  the Orlando Sun-Sentinel. She was taken to Brevard County jail, where she is being held without bond.

In addition to the battery charge, Pitchford is accused of violating her parole for resisting an officer with violence in November 2017. She is scheduled to appear in court on June 25.