Some Mabert Road kids found themselves caught in the middle of a domestic violence situation.
At 5:30 pm, Portsmouth Police officers responded to a home in the 1900 block of Mabert Road for a report of a man causing a disturbance.
Police had medics check the man out and proceeded to arrest the man and a woman for domestic violence. Both individuals had previous domestic violence arrests on the books.
Police said the children who lived at the home were left in the care and custody of their grandmother.
Officers transported both the man and woman to the Scioto County Jail. Both were released the same day on their own recognizance.