CRESTVIEW – A woman who took her boyfriend’s phone, went through his messages and then hit him was charged with battery.

The 32-year-old Crestview woman ran away from the victim and curled up in a fetal position around the phone on the floor of the laundry room, according to her Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.

When the victim retrieved his phone, the suspect jumped up, started swinging at him and hit him in the face.