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Police: Man Hit Girlfriend Repeatedly, Threatened to Kill Her

The man also spit on the woman numerous times and put a pillow over her face when she screamed for help, St. Peters Police said.

A St. Peters man repeatedly struck his girlfriend in the face and head Nov. 14 in the first block of Rainbow Drive, police said.

Michael J. Ingrassia, 37, of the first block of Rainbow Drive in St. Peters, was charged Nov. 15 with second-degree domestic assault.

St. Peters Police said Ingrassia spit on his girlfriend numerous times, threw her on the bed, continued striking her and threatened to kill her. When she screamed for help, he put a pillow over her face.

Police said in the report that Ingrassia has a history of domestic assault, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon.

Bail was set at $15,000 cash only.

If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) or call the Safe Connections 24-hour crisis hotline at 314-531-2003.

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Randy Stricklen November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM
I'll bet while he's in jail he won't be a spitter WOW a real tough guy beating in a woman. Make your parents proud
William Braudis November 29, 2012 at 04:14 PM
According to the ' Patch ', Saint Charles County is cursed with a hugh number of these animals. And the Court System is completely useless.
moscow mills chic January 31, 2013 at 11:18 PM
Run ur mouths about s*** u don't know about...i only c one side here...
William Braudis February 01, 2013 at 07:45 PM
Hey Moscow Mills Slick ...... just what do you believe would be an excellent reason for a guy to punch a girl in the Face. Now, girly guy and yellow coward are already taken

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