Man Accused of Attacking Pregnant Girlfriend in New London

A man accused of seriously injuring his pregnant girlfriend during attacks over the course of three days in New London has been arrested.

Nineteen-year-old Samuel Castillo was arrested after his pregnant girlfriend arrived at a hospital in Hartford on April 21 with serious injuries, according to New London police.

Investigators determined Castillo, who was living with the victim in New London, attacked her over a three-day period, police said. The victim's injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.

Castillo was arrested Monday and charged with second-degree kidnapping, second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful restraint, assault on a pregnant person, second-degree threatening, disorderly conduct and refusal to be fingerprinted.

He was held on a $185,000 bond.

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