Panama City, FL –
LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WMBB) – Lynn Haven Police say a local man attacked a woman, threatened her with a knife and held her against her will for several hours until she could escape .
Chad Everitt Williams charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment and domestic violence (second or repeat offense)
Officers said Williams was arrested, responding to a report that a woman was hitting traffic in the Bailey Bridge area.
“The officers were able to locate this woman and determine that she had been beaten, threatened with a knife and held against her will at a nearby residence for a period of several hours before she could escape,” they said. written in a press release. “When she was found, it was determined that she was trying to flag passing motorists in an attempt to ask for help.”
The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Officers could not find Williams initially, but his vehicle was later found at a family member’s home in Panama City. A search of this house revealed that Williams was not there.
An active search continued for Williams and he was later spotted leaving the residence of another family member. Williams was later arrested by members of the Street Crimes Unit of the Panama City Police Department.
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