Carver man held after allegedly beating pregnant fiancée in front of 1-year-old child

A Carver man allegedly beat his pregnant fiancée, slamming her head into a kitchen table and floor and kicking and slapping her in the face in front of their 1-year-old child, police said in a statement Sunday.

Robert Harris, 41, was ordered held without bail after Carver Police arrested him shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday at a home on Cranberry Circle, while his fiancée was hospitalized, police said.

Harris’ 28-year-old fiancée told officers that when she tried to call police, he took her cell phone from her and threw it, police said.

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The fiancée had visible injuries, which police said were not serious. The woman was treated and released from the hospital later Sunday, according to police.

The 1-year-old and the unborn child were not injured, police said.

Harris is expected to be arraigned Monday in Wareham District Court on charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon – a shod foot and kitchen table – and intimidating a witness, the statement said.

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