Cody Nicholas Rose, 27 of Rome, was arrested at Wal-Mart this week after getting into a fight with a female. Reports stated that Rose hit the woman in the face, grabbed her and her proceeded to sling her to the ground before repeatedly hitting her in the face.
Reports added that a 15 year-old was present at the time of the attack.
Officers also stated that after Rose finished with the victim he proceeded to pick up the child and throw her to the ground, resulting in her suffering a cut to the back of her head.
Rose is charged with cruelty to children, obstruction of law enforcement, reckless conduct, battery, battery under family violence, cruelty to children in the third degree and probation violation.