Adolfo G. Matute-Paguada, 28, of Waukegan.

A Waukegan man is being held on a $500,000 bond after he was charged with kidnapping and attacking a woman, leaving her with visible injuries, at an apartment in Waukegan.

Adolfo G. Matute-Paguada, 28, of Waukegan, was charged with kidnapping, aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and two counts of domestic battery.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Caitlin Valiulis said Waukegan police officers responded to Matute-Paguada’s residence in Waukegan around 2 a.m. on October 18.

Officers tried to get into the apartment but Matute-Paguada told them they would have to kill him to get him out, Valiulis said.

Officers eventually spoke to the victim, who is in a relationship with Matute-Paguada, and she reported that the two of them had been out drinking.

They came back to the apartment with an acquaintance of theirs. Matute-Paguada and the victim then got into a verbal argument.

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The victim wanted to leave but Matute-Paguada refused to let her and he punched her and knocked her to the ground, Valiulis said.

Matute-Paguada allegedly grabbed the woman by her hair and dragged her 20 feet down the hallway.

Matute-Paguada strangled the woman, causing her to briefly lose consciousness, Valiulis said.

The victim was able to run to the bathroom and Matute-Paguada grabbed a knife.

Valiulis said the man raised it toward the woman but she was able to catch the knife between her fingers.

A witness was able to pull Matute-Paguada away from the woman.

Officers observed the victim’s knees had been scraped from being dragged and she had scratches and red marks on her neck.

She also had a large bruise on her back and redness on her forehead.

There were blood droplets throughout the apartment and a knife was recovered in the bathroom, Valiulis said.

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Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered Matute-Paguada held on a $500,000 bond.

Matute-Paguada remains held in the Lake County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court again on November 15 for a preliminary hearing.