East Bronx probation officer arrested after holding down her boyfriend for son to beat: Cops

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Police have arrested a New York City probation officer on assault charges after she was allegedly involved in an aggressive domestic violence incident this afternoon inside of an east Bronx home.

Joan Stroud reportedly held her boyfriend down to a bed so that her son could punch the man in the face repeatedly, according to the NYPD.

Law enforcement source say the incident arose from a verbal dispute and that Stroud was arrested around noon on Monday, Oct. 12.

At this time, police did not identify the address where the attack happened.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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