Man accused of cutting off ex-girlfriend’s nipples

SIOUX FALLS, SD (WCMH) – A South Dakota man is behind bars after allegedly cutting off his ex-girlfriend’s nipples during a fight.

KDLT-TV reports Antonio Ledbetter, 45, was arguing with an ex-girlfriend Tuesday evening.

Authorities said Ledbetter brutally attacked the victim. They say he punched her, choked her and even cut off her nipples with a pair of scissors.

Police said the victim is pregnant.

Ledbetter appeared in court Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to eight counts of domestic aggravated assault.

The Lincoln County State’s Attorney says the case will be presented to a grand jury in the near future. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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