AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office issued a ‘Be On the Lookout’ for a man driving a white Nissan Altima with the following tag: RAT8980 after it was alleged that he had kidnapped a female.
According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Freddie Taylor was arrested and charged with simply battery family violence.
The incident report states the victim approached a worker at the local Roses clothing store asking to use her phone. At that time, Taylor approached them both and grabbed the victim by the arm and pulled her out of the store.
The victim told deputies that she got into a verbal argument with Taylor over money and was attempting to call a ride. That is when Taylor allegedly grabbed her by her arm and pulled her towards the front of the store.
Taylor and the victim left the store and the victim got into the backseat of the car while Taylor drove them home.
Burke County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle and deputies are detained Taylor from a gas station in Burke County. They also located victim and child who are both safe.