Man Arrested After Woman Escapes Beating

An incident in which a woman was allegedly held against her will and beaten prompted the arrest of a Salina man.

According to Police Captain Mike Sweeney, officers were called to a Central Salina home at around 10:40 Tuesday night.

Sweeney says that a disturbance involving 37-year-old Kane Kary and a female acquaintance had occurred at the home. Kary allegedly held the woman against her will, battered her in the face, and tried to strangle her.

The victim was able to escape and run to a neighbor’s house for help. She was transported to Salina Regional Health Center where she was treated and released. She sustained bruises on her face, neck, and shoulders.

Kary was arrested on charges that could include aggravated battery and aggravated kidnapping.

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