Series of Events, Salina Police Apprehend Man with Multiple Charges

The Salina Police Department apprehended a Salina man July 2nd at around 4:30 pm, after a series of events took place.

According to Police Captain James Feldman, SPD were dispatched to the 100 block of N College when 35-year old Mark Martin, forced a 22-year old Salina woman into a car.

The 22-year old woman was at the home with a 32-year old Salina man who lives there, when Martin broke a glass window to enter. The woman and the 32-year old man were in the basement. Martin grabbed the man, pushed him against a wall, and proceeded to punch him multiple times in the face.

The 22-year woman was then taken forcibly out of the house and into a black Lincoln Navigator by Martin, along with a 2-year old child that had been in the Navigator.

The woman and child were located at Christ Cathedral church, where they had been taken.  Officers could not find the vehicle or Martin upon arrival.

Police were able to locate Martin and the Navigator at the 800 block of West State Street where he was arrested without incident.

Martin is facing charges of aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, kidnapping, driving while suspended, domestic battery and endangering a child.

The 32-year man suffered a swollen right eye, laceration to the back of the head and a broken cheekbone. The 22-year old woman suffered no injuries.