CAMDEN (WGME) — A Camden man has been arrested on a number of charges including kidnapping, gross sexual assault, and aggravated assault following an incident early Wednesday morning.
According to a news release, the Camden Police Department responded to a report of a female in distress on Park Street.
Authorities called an ambulance for her and she was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center.
During the investigation, police learned the alleged victim had been held against her will in a Park Street residence for more than a week.
During that time, the suspect reportedly had taken her cell phone, car keys, and glasses away.
She told police she was assaulted numerous times.
Richard J. Ellis, 34, was arrested and taken to Knox County Jail.
He now faces numerous charges, including kidnapping, gross sexual assault, aggravated assault.