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Lexington man arrested and charged with kidnapping

Posted at 7:16 AM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 07:16:50-04

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.