A 17 -year- old Manitowoc male appeared for bail hearings in two separate cases this afternoon. Nasario Rodriguez was taken into custody yesterday on suspicion of misdemeanor bail jumping—possessing marijuana and misdemeanor battery of a child. He had been out on bail for a previous incident that occurred on September 29th on charges of possession of marijuana— obstructing an officer and resisting an officer. In his most recent case— an officer was in- the- area of the 1100 block of South 10th Street just before five p.m. when Rodriguez was observed punching a minor in the head. The responding officer found the suspect hiding underneath a van. He initially ran but was stopped and taken into custody. Police also discovered twenty-point-five grams of suspected marijuana under the van that tested positive for THC. Cash bail was set at $50 in each case with conditions that he report to city police upon release for photos and prints and attend all required school hours. His initial appearance is scheduled for November 13th.