Kidnapping And Sexual Assault Suspect In Police Custody


Police had a man in custody early Thursday, accused of kidnapping, robbing and sexually assaulting a woman.

The woman flagged police down at the corner of Yale Street and Campbell Street in west Columbus around 2:20 a.m Thursday. She said she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a man.

She was able to give police a description of the suspects car and a partial license plate number. A short time later, police stopped a car that matched the victim's description.

The woman was able to positively identify the suspect and he was taken to police headquarters around 3:30 a.m.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and was expected to be okay.

No official charges have been filed.

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