Laurel County man accused of holding a woman against her will for a week


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man was arrested Wednesday in Laurel County after a woman showed up at a Walmart, claiming a man had held against her will for a week.

Sheriff’s deputies say the woman told them 35-year-old Elmo Carroll imprisoned her and assaulted her several times on north highway 1223 in Corbin.

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Deputies say they noticed the woman had blackened eyes and marks all over.

They went to find Carroll on 1223, where they say they found he had locked himself in a room, but after a short struggle, deputies were able to arrest him.