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Deputies apprehend Tampa man who assaulted a pregnant woman

TAMPA — After a short pursuit Wednesday afternoon, authorities arrested a 32-year-old Tampa man who held his pregnant ex-girlfriend overnight against her will and struck her several times.

Hillsborough County deputies say the incident happened June 5 around 3 p.m.

Curtis Anderson forced the victim - who wasn't named - into a blue Cadillac and drove around for 30 minutes, smacking her in the face repeatedly. Anderson then took her into apartment, deputies say, and even though she was six weeks pregnant, continued the beating, holding her captive until 8 a.m. the next morning.

Once released, she was transported to Tampa General Hospital and warrants were obtained for Anderson.

Deputies located him Wednesday afternoon. Anderson jumped in his vehicle, plowed through a yard and nearly struck a Corporal, deputies say. He then dashed into the woods and tried hiding in an occupied home before deputies finally caught him.

Anderson faces numerous charges including aggravated battery on a pregnant female, false imprisonment, kidnapping and aggravated assault on a law enforcement.

Zack Peterson can be reached at zpeterson@tampabay.com or (813) 226-3446.

Deputies apprehend Tampa man who assaulted a pregnant woman 06/12/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:07am]
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