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      Traverse City man arrested for beating pregnant girlfriend

      Police say it is alleged that the suspect hit her several times in the stomach because he was unhappy about the pregnancy.

      A 21-year-old Traverse City man was arrested for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend.

      According to the Traverse City Police Department, police were called to Munson Medical Center for a 20-year-old woman with a ruptured ear drum. She is five-weeks pregnant and the life status of the unborn child is unknown at this time.

      Police say it is alleged that the suspect hit her several times in the stomach because he was unhappy about the pregnancy.

      The victim told police that the suspect held her in the house from Saturday until Sunday afternoon threatening her life several times with loaded guns.

      The suspect is being held on charges of aggravated assault, unlawful imprisonment and torture.

      The suspect's name will not be released until he is arraigned.