Man arrested after assaulting girlfriend

Brooklyn, Conn. (WTNH)– A Brooklyn man was arrested Tuesday after assaulting his girlfriend and fleeing from police the day before.

According to state police, officers arrived to an apartment on Elm Street Monday, where a woman ran onto the street toward troopers in distress. She told officers her boyfriend, 36 year old Jason Latour held her captive and assaulted her.

Police attempted to locate Latour in the apartment, but weren’t able to. Latour’s mother, Shelia Jendrewski, refused to help troopers locate him. Witnesses provided information for the case, police said.

Police returned to the home on Tuesday to arrest Latour after issuing a warrant for his arrest. Police say Latour attempted to flee from troopers by going into a basement a through wall into another basement, but was captured by police.

Latour was charged with kidnapping, unlawful restraint, burglary, assault, threatening and breach of peace.

Jendrewski was also arrested and charged with interfering with police and hindering prosecution.

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