Rochester man accused of beating a woman

Samuel Carlson

She she he held her captive overnight.

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 10:47 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man is facing kidnapping charges after an incident Wednesday morning.

The Rochester Police Department says officers were called to the 900 block of 3rd Avenue SE around 9:15 am for a domestic dispute. Police say a 29-year-old woman told them her boyfriend had held her against her will overnight and repeatedly assaulted her. The woman described it to officers as an argument that become physical.

Police say the boyfriend, 36-year-old Samuel Carlson, resisted arrest and force had to be used to subdue him. He is looking at charges for kidnapping, felony domestic assault, obstruction, and also had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.

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