Tip about video showing suspected child abuse leads to arrest in Bangor

Theodore Ellsworth (Bangor Police Department)

BANGOR (WGME) -- Bangor Police say a man was arrested after they received a tip from a concerned citizen about a video that appeared to show child abuse.

Police received the tip about the video posted on social media around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

After watching the video, police arrested 41-year-old Theodore Ellsworth, of Bangor.

Ellsworth was charged with domestic violence assault. He is currently being held at the Penobscot County Jail.

Police say the Maine Department of Health and Human Services has been notified.

Police have not released any further details.

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