A George County man was arrested on charges accusing him of assaulting and kidnapping a woman he knew, according to the George County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies arrested Joseph Jeremiah Bradley, 37, Thursday afternoon after they tracked him down to a home on Byrd Mill Lane in the Barton community.
Bradley was attempting to force the woman into a nearby wooded area when he was taken into custody, a release said.
The encounter began at L&L Quick Stop in the Barton community Thursday afternoon when deputies responded to a report of a man, later identified as Bradley, forcing the victim into a car the store in the Barton community.
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Bradley has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, domestic violence and resisting arrest.
He was taken to the George County jail, where he is being held pending a bond hearing.
The case remains under investigation.