A Unity man was arrested Tuesday in connection with allegations that he had attacked his girlfriend and threatened to kill her and burn their apartment, police said.

Andrew Stewart, 28, was charged with domestic assault, domestic terrorizing, obstructing the report of a crime and violation of conditions of release, according to a news release from the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office. Stewart was arraigned and bail was set at $1,500 cash.

The Waldo County Regional Dispatch Center received a report of a domestic disturbance on Bangor Road just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. The woman told the responding officers that Stewart had “come home from work and was upset with her,” leading to the alleged attack.

Sgt. Nicholas Oettinger and deputies Wiley McVety and Kyle Wasiela spoke with a woman at the scene, who said Stewart, her boyfriend, hit her using his head and made threats to kill her and burn the apartment and the home of her relatives.

She also alleged Stewart took her phone “to prevent her from calling law enforcement, forcing her to use a neighbor’s phone to call for help,” according to the release.

Authorities said they found Stewart in a nearby field, where he was arrested. He was taken to the Waldo County Correctional Center in Belfast, where he remained Thursday.

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment, according to Chief Deputy Jason Trundy, of the sheriff’s office.

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