HOUSTON -

A man has been accused of hurting a woman and child during an argument.

Houston police said Dennis Parker and his girlfriend were arguing while driving home Monday.

During the argument, Parker hit his girlfriend several times and burned her with a cigarette, investigators said.

The woman had her 1-month-old baby in the front seat with her, police said. The baby was hit during the fight, officials said.

Parker has been charged with assault on a family member and injury to a child.