Four arrested in kidnapping, assault in Mount Sterling


MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Mount Sterling have four people in custody, accused of kidnapping and assaulting a man.

The Mount Sterling Police Department says officers responded to a motel for a kidnapping complaint.

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Police say they received a call about a man being assaulted by three other men then forced into a vehicle that left the scene.

An officer spotted the vehicle on Interstate 64, pulled it over and found the victim.

The man was taken to the hospital with what police say were multiple serious injuries.

Three people were arrested at the scene.

Police say 24-year-old Brandon Kyle Lambert, 43-year-old Samuel Pennington and 35-year-old Lonnie Thomas Bailey are all charged with kidnapping and assault.

Mount Sterling police also issued an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Sabrina Zornes.

She was later arrested and charged with kidnapping, assault and tampering with physical evidence.

Police say all four suspect could face more charges.