Man Taken Into Custody After Allegedly Kidnapping Woman

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ATCHISON, Kan.--A man was taken into custody after he allegedly kidnapped a woman on Sunday morning.

22-year-old Marcel Smith allegedly beat the woman at her home in Nortonville before throwing her in the trunk and then driving to Atchison, according to KNZA Radio.

It is not known if the woman escaped or was set free. She had severe bruises over her entire body when she showed up to report the incident on Monday morning to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Smith has been booked for kidnapping and aggravated battery.