A Danbury, CT man was arrested after he allegedly struck a pregnant woman repeatedly in the face and stomach. 

On Thursday, January 11, at approximately 7:35 p.m., NY State Troopers say that a victim drove into the parking lot of the State Police Brewster barracks to report a crime in progress.

At that time, Troopers and investigators reportedly took the passenger of the vehicle into custody, and started an investigation.

The State Police say that the investigation found that the passenger, identified as Allen P. Bredbenner, 35, of Danbury, CT, allegedly struck the pregnant operator repeatedly in the face and stomach with a closed fist while he was a passenger in the moving vehicle.

The victim was taken to Putnam Hospital for evaluation.

Bredbenner was arrested and charged with assault third-degree, and reckless endangerment second-degree. He was arraigned in the Town of Southeast Court and remanded to Putnam County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail, or $10,000 bond.

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