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Man Accused of Severely Beating Woman

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By: Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A Cape Girardeau man faces several charges after police say he severely beat a woman.

Terry Pruitt, 32, is accused of first degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, holding her against will, and resisting arrest.

Police arrested Pruitt at 230 Good Hope St. around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

According to Cpl. Jason Selzer with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, Pruitt beat the woman with a broom and extension cord, breaking both her hands.

Selzer says police had to use a Taser to subdue the man.

Pruitt is in jail on $250,000 cash only bond.

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