Lexington man arrested and charged with kidnapping

Posted at 7:16 AM, Jul 06, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping.

Police said Christopher Bates, 32, held another person against their will on Friday, hoping to get a reward.

Police said the victim was terrorized and injured in the process.

The arrest report said that the victim sustained a wrist injury.

Bates has been charged with kidnapping and fourth-degree assault.