Man Held in Fitchburg Gun Assault
FITCHBURG -- An Ayer man is being held without bail after allegedly holding a loaded handgun to a woman’s head Friday, according to court documents.
Troy L. Mitchell, 18, of 4 Pine St. Apt. 3 in Ayer, was arraigned in District Court Monday on charges of assault and battery on a family or household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license and possessing ammunition without an FID card, possessing a large capacity firearm and carrying a loaded firearm without a license, according to court documents.
Police say the alleged victim became fearful when Mitchell held a loaded Ruger SR40C handgun her head, according a police report.
Mitchell later that night pushed the victim to the ground causing her to hit her head, according to the report.
Mitchell was held without bail until his Thursday dangerousness hearing in District Court, according to court documents.