Fayette County Man Arrested For Kidnapping Girlfriend

A Fayette County man faces charges after allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend on Christmas Day, binding her hands and feet and dumping her at a mining site. The Register-Herald reports 36-year-old Larry Junior Nelson of Springdale turned himself in and is being held without bond on charges of domestic battery and kidnapping until he can appear in circuit court. Nelson's girlfriend told police that he hit her, tied her up and left her at a strip mine. She said she managed to free her legs and walk more than an hour through the woods on a 13 degree night for help.