COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Saudi Arabian student at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is charged with unlawful termination of a pregnancy and sexual assault.

According to authorities, 23-year-old Ahmed Sameer Almesbahi was arrested after his companion, a Kazakh immigrant and graduate student, told police she had been pregnant in 2015 and her pregnancy was terminated against her will by Almesbahi.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports ( ) the victim was hesitant to cooperate with the investigation because she didn’t want to get Almesbahi in trouble.

His attorney did not return a phone call seeking comment Friday and declined to comment after a brief court hearing Thursday.

According to court records, Almesbahi is free on $150,000 bond.

Information from: The Gazette,