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Boyle Co. Sheriff: Danville Man Turns Himself In To Georgia Authorities

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UPDATE: The Boyle County Sheriff says that Kyle E. Smith turned himself in to authorities in LaGrange, Georgia. 

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Law enforcement officials in Boyle County are searching for a Danville man they're describing as "armed and dangerous" after they said he kidnapped and assaulted a woman.They believe he may be out of state.

Sheriff's police say 22-year-old Kyle E. Smith was last seen driving a green 1999 Mercury Villager with a license plate number of 103JXE.That van was discovered burned in a wooded area in LaGrange, Georgia.

Police say Smith assaulted a woman Tuesday morning after she dropped her children off at a daycare center on East Main Street in Danville. They said Smith pulled the woman into a van and threatened to kill her, but she was able to escape.

The woman said Smith forced her to drive the vehicle. While traveling on U.S. Highway 150 toward Stanford, the woman jumped from the moving vehicle.

Police say the victim is recovering from her injuries at an area hospital.

Police described Smith as a black man with brown eyes standing 6-foot-3 and weighing 230 pounds.

Police said Smith will be charged with kidnapping, robbery and auto theft, and that additional charges are likely. 

They said Smith is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who spots him or knows his whereabouts is asked to call local authorities immediately. DO NOT approach him yourself.

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