Man Arrested in Alleged Assault and Kidnapping

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man from Vinton County was arrested in an alleged assault and kidnapping of a woman, according to information from the Vinton County Sheriff's Office.

Brian Johnston, 47, was arrested after deputies investigated claims that he assaulted a woman and held her captive for a long while.

That woman was able to escape and get help at the Vinton County Sheriff's Office.

A grand jury is now reviewing the case.


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