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Man charged with leaving baby at bar with stranger, assaulting two women

It's not the first time Derrick Johnson Jr. has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend.
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HOUSTON — A man with a history of family violence was arrested again this week after allegedly leaving a baby at a bar with a stranger, according to court documents. 

Police say Derrick Johnson Jr., 22, left the baby at a bar across from his north Houston apartment complex in the 7300 block of Alabonson Road. 

The baby is 4 months old.

Johnson was arrested Wednesday and charged with child abandonment. 

He's also accused of attacking a woman he's been dating and threatening her and a female family member with a gun. 

The additional charges include assault family violence and two counts of aggravated assault of a family member.

According to court documents, Johnson was convicted of assault of a family member by impeding breathing last November. That victim was also a woman he was dating but we don't know if she's the same woman he allegedly assaulted this week. 

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