Man charged after allegedly beating pregnant woman, threatening to kill baby

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(KTVI)– A Caseyville man is charged after allegedly beating a pregnant woman and threatening to kill her baby.

The Caseyville Police Department said around 9 a.m. Thursday officers responded to the 600 block of Hill Road in reference to a physical disturbance in progress.

The suspect had allegedly battered a pregnant victim, obtained a butcher knife, and threatened to kill the victim and unborn child.

Steven Mcantire was taken into custody without incident.

The victim received minor injuries and did not require medical attention.

Mcantire was charged with Aggravated Battery. He is currently held at the St. Clair County Jail on a $40,000 bond.

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