A Johnson County man is jailed after assaulting a pregnant woman

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Hager Hill, Ky.–It happened at a Jenny’s Creek Road residence in Hager Hill when Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of an assault on a caregiver.

According to the arrest citation, 20-year old Ronnie Adkins of Hager Hill hit the caregiver, who is pregnant, several times in the head, back and stomach and then held her on the ground attempting to grope her. She was eventually able to get away and ran to a nearby house.

Adkins was arrested and charged with 3rd degree assault and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.