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Wanted: Roberto Vasquez

SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – Springfield police are looking for a 30-year-old man they say thinks it’s okay to beat up pregnant women.

On September 19th, neighbors called the police on Roberto Vasquez who was arguing with his girlfriend in their apartment at Pynchon Terrace. The fight was escalating and the girlfriend was 7 months pregnant with her 5th child. Police say the woman’s condition was no deterrent to Vasquez’s rage.

” He punched her several times in the face, he got a knife and threatened to kill her.” Sergeant John Delaney says. “Then he knifed the side of her temple.”

Police say Vasquez also threatened to get a gun and shoot the victim or kick her in the stomach because he said he ‘didn’t want the baby.’ Scared, the girlfriend remained in the apartment until Vasquez began throwing things.

“She ran to the neighbors and they called the police again. When officers arrived he was gone.” Sgt. Delaney says.

Police say Vasquez has been arrested many times before, mostly on felony charges. One of which was assault and battery on another pregnant woman.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, text an anonymous tips to C-R-I-M-E-S or you can contact the Springfield Police Department at 413-787-6355.

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  • xyphoman

    Lets get the piece of chit off the streets

  • paulb62

    Why do they let this scum post bail or get probation. The judges have to really put their foot down with felons. They nerd the 3 strike rule.

  • Aj2000

    There is a reason for everything and that is all a lie of what they are saying about Roberto Vasquez he didnt do those things they claim he did.. He is being acused of something some one made up dont you think if he did that he would have been in jail long time ago.. What they say about him is a lie..