Police respond to kidnapping victim at local hospital

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga Police were notified of an assault and kidnapping victim who’d gone to a local hospital for treatment.

Police were advised the victim was held against her will at her ex-boyfriend’s house.

It was alleged that she was abducted from an unknown location on 4th Avenue and taken back to his home.

She had been beaten over four days and was being treated for her injuries.

Police located the alleged suspect, Charles Caslin, at his residence and spoke with him about the incident.

He was subsequently charged with aggravated assault.

The kidnapping is still under investigation.

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