MANATEE COUNTY - A 69-year-old Palmetto man was arrested on a charge of battery Monday after he struck and exposed himself to a 72-year-old woman, the Palmetto Police Department said.
Vilmer Camarena was at his home Monday in the 500 block of 12th Street West with a woman, whose identity is not being released, when deputies say he hit her. According to the report, Camarena struck the woman in the shoulder and pulled down his pants to expose himself.
The victim told officers that Camarena had been striking her for two months now, and once shot a BB gun on the ground around her to scare her.
Camarena faces a charge of battery on a victim over the age of 65.