A man is in trouble with the law after telling his girlfriend he was going to beat and shoot her, shoot up their apartment and take away their child, officials said.

Alexis Santos threatened his girlfriend around noon Wednesday in their apartment in the 1000 block of Mechanic Street in Bethlehem, officials said.

The victim's brother heard Santos making the threat, officials added.

Santos, 18, was arraigned early Friday morning on a charge of making terroristic threats and committed to the Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 10 a.m. July 1.