An Arizona man was taken into police custody on Aug. 16 after he was accused of assaulting and kidnapping an ex-girlfriend. According to the report, authorities were alerted after a driver called 911. The motorist was reportedly waived down by the woman on Highway 180 after the alleged incident.
When the authorities questioned the woman, she claimed that she was in the downtown area of Flagstaff when the accused man pulled up beside her and allegedly ordered her to get into his car. When she attempted to leave the vehicle, she stated that the man physically assaulted her and bound her before driving to a nearby location where he allegedly sexually assaulted her. Additionally, she claimed that he was in possession of a handgun. She told authorities that she was able to leave after the man fell asleep.