BOWDOIN — Two people are facing charges after a woman was allegedly beaten nearly unconscious while trapped inside an ex-boyfriend’s home.

John  Zenonos, 26, of Bowdoin, is charged with kidnapping, domestic assault, domestic terrorizing, criminal mischief and obstructing the report of a crime, Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry said in a release.

Zenonos’ girlfriend, Amy Belanger, 27, of Livermore Falls, is charged with possession of a concealed weapon and possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.

Sheriff Deputies were called to Litchfield Road around noon on Saturday after Zenonos former girlfriend fled to a house neighboring Zenonos’ home at 441 Litchfield Road, Merry said. 

The victim told deputies Zenonos had threatened her life and beat her about the head and face, Merry said. Zenonos also had destroyed the woman’s cell phone and removed her outer clothing in an attempt to keep her in the house, Merry said.

“The assaults were so significant that she almost lost consciousness,” Merry said. “In between the assaults, Zenonos called (Belanger) and asked her to come to the house to help him. It was around this point that the victim was able to flee.”

Deputies stopped Belanger’s car as she approached the Zenonos house, Merry said. Police found a loaded 9 mm handgun.