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A woman asked her partner to stop playing Fortnite. And then everyone heard him attack her.

Warning: This story contains graphic footage of violence and won’t be suitable for all readers.

A Sydney man has been arrested and charged with common assault after chilling footage of him allegedly beating his partner during a Fortnite livestream was sent to police, the Sydney Morning Heralreports.

The 26-year-old man with the username “MrDeadMoth” was broadcasting himself playing the violent video game at about 8.30pm Sunday night when he began arguing with his partner, who was calling for him to get off the computer.

Viewers of the distressing livestream called the police to the man’s Oran Park home, where he was arrested.

In the confronting footage below, the man is seen yelling at someone before disappearing off screen to the sounds of a woman allegedly being slapped and punched, followed by children crying.

“Can you not? I said I’ll be out soon,” he yells, before getting up from his chair.

“No computer, I’m sick of this shit,” the woman is heard responding.

After what sounds like a slap, followed by a scream and crying, the man then sits down and resumes playing.

“You f**king woman basher,” the woman shouts after the first alleged assault.

“Don’t hit me in the face, don’t you dare touch my face.

“You hear that, all you people there? He just hit me in the face.”

The yelling continues, and the man is seen getting up from his chair a second time; raising his arm and appearing to hit something off camera.

The man appeared to lift his arm, as though he was about to hit someone. Image: Twitter.
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After this, a child can be heard crying.

"I hope all of you people know that I'm pregnant and he just bashed me," the woman says in a second video obtained by the Herald.

"F**k off. I will be out soon, you dog. You don't pay the f**king bills," the man responds.

He leaves his chair for the third time, after which a loud wail and more sobbing is heard.

"Get out of my f**king life," he says, before sitting back down to his video game.

During the altercation, a child can be heard yelling, "Daddy, daddy!"

As reported by the Herald, the man was arrested at 11.30pm on Sunday, and taken to Narellan police station where he was charged with common assault.

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It is believed the children's cries were from two girls, aged three and 20 months, who were home at the time of the broadcasted argument.

The man, who has also been served an apprehended violence order, will appear in Camden Local Court on Thursday.

The video featuring the alleged assault has since been removed from Twitch, the Amazon-owned streaming service on which the man was filmed, but it has been viewed more than 5 million times on Twitter.

If you or someone you know needs to talk to someone now, call the DVConnect Womensline on 1800 811 811, the DVConnect Mensline on 1800 600 636, the Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800, or the National Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service on 1800RESPECT/1800 737 732.

If you or someone you know is at immediate threat of violence, call triple zero (000) and ask for police.

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