Man Accused of Beating 2 Women Arraigned
A man arrested Monday after brief standoff with New Britain Police over the was arraigned Tuesday .
According to police, 57 year old Robert Cane of New Britain and a woman returned to his Slater Road home and Cane accused her of stealing from him.Police say Cane kicked, punched,and pistol whipped the woman causing serious injuries,Cane is also accused the victims friend of stealing from him and police say he would not allow her to leave and assaulted her with a bat, choked and pistol whipped her, causing bruises to her body and physically assaulted the women for 2 days.
Evidence at the scene supported the statements given by the victims.
Cane had been charged with Breach of Peace,Interfering with an Officer and Threatening.Before he left court ,officers served an arrest warrant charging Cane with 2 counts of Kidnapping with a Firearm in the 1st Degree,Assault in the 2nd Degree with a Firearm and Assault in the 3rd degree.
Cane is being held at the New Britain Police Department on a half million dollars bond.