Woman held at knifepoint

Police arrested a man suspected of abducting a woman at knifepoint on Thursday in West Bay.

The RCIPS said the officers responded to a report of an assault at a location in the Morgans Harbour area.

The woman had left work at another location when she was approached by a man known to her, who threatened her with a knife and forced her to leave in his vehicle, police said.

He drove her to Morgans Harbour where she exited the vehicle and was helped by a member of the public.

“A struggle ensued, during which she was struck in the head and the man damaged the window of another vehicle at the location. The man then fled the location in his vehicle,” the police said.

A 21-year-old man, of West Bay, was subsequently arrested and charged with abduction, assault ABH, threats to kill, damage to property and carrying an offensive weapon. He appeared in court Tuesday.