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Suspect Facing Numerous Charges In Kidnapping, Rape Of Woman

Posted at 5:02 AM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 07:44:00-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly held his girlfriend against her will.

Police arrested Jeffery Clark Jr. just after 1 p.m. Monday on Mercer Road.

An arrest citation says that between Jan. 20 and Jan. 23, Clark held his girlfriend against her will.

During that time, he allegedly aimed a gun at her head and threatened to kill her, strangled her, slammed her head, and forced her to have sex.

Clark faces several charges including kidnapping, rape, and wanton endangerment.