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Man Arrested After Holding Woman Hostage

Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

(COLUMBUS) - An Indianapolis man is accused of breaking a protective order and holding a Columbus woman prisoner with a knife at her throat Monday morning.

The woman reported that she had also been choked unconscious.

Columbus Police Lt. Matt Harris, says officers were called to the 500 block of 16th Street at about 2:10 a.m. Monday.

There they found 21-year-old Shane D. Johns, at a nearby park and arrested him on preliminary charges of domestic battery with a previous conviction; invasion of privacy with a previous conviction, strangulation, intimidation with a deadly weapon, criminal confinement and three Bartholomew County warrants.

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