Sheriff's Office: 63-year-old man arrested for abduction of woman

Updated: Dec 5, 2019

PATRICK COUNTY – A Claudville man has been charged with abduction following a Monday incident, according to Sheriff Dan Smith.

William Harvey Holt, 63, of Pedigo Ridge Road, was arrested on Tuesday on warrants for abduction and assault and battery.

On Monday at approximately 10:30 AM, Holt allegedly physically detained a female subject in the parking lot of Circle K in Stuart.

Smith stated that the female victim did not know Holt and that she was walking into the store when Holt allegedly approached her.

Smith stated that Holt was convicted in December of 2018 of assaulting an 18-year-old female in the same parking lot.

Holt is being held without bond in the Patrick Cointy Jail.

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