Man arrested after allegedly holding his pregnant girlfriend hostage

Man arrested after allegedly holding his pregnant girlfriend hostage

Ronnie K. Blair, 24, has been charged with unlawful imprisonment, intimidating a participant in legal process and assault.

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by Katherine Faust

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 24 at 2:37 PM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A man was arrested and charged after holding his pregnant girlfriend hostage for over four hours in his apartment at 3808 Dixie Highway, according to an arrest report by the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Officers were called to the apartment of Ronnie K. Blair, 24, in the early afternoon of April 23 and advised that a female had been assaulted and was being held against her will inside an apartment.

He has been charged with unlawful imprisonment, intimidating a participant in legal process and assault.

According to police records, Blair had pushed the victim in her head, causing her to trip and injure ankle. The victim then reported that Blair took her cell phone to prevent her from calling for help.

Police officers said that when no one answered the door, they noticed the suspect attempting to leave the area with the victim. Blair was arrested, and the victim was transported to University Hospital.

She is reported to have a potentially serious ankle injury. The injuries to her unborn child are unknown.

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