Pregnant Woman Beaten

Updated 6 years ago

Apennsylvania man is in jail, accused of attacking his pregnant girlfriend. 20-year-old George Mitchell is being charged with elevated aggravated assault on a pregnant person.

The 20-year-old victim is five months pregnant. The victim is from New Jersey and told Ellsworth police Mitchell repeatedly punched her in the face and stomach on and off for two hours.

Aclerk called police to the Colonial Motel around2:30 this morning. Police say it was obvious the woman was injured and in danger. They say Mitchell was tased after he refused to follow orders and resisted arrest. Police say Mitchell became combative again after he was taken to the Hancock county jail.


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