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Man arrested for assaulting woman, holding one man hostage

Man arrested for assaulting woman, holding one man hostage

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – One man has been arrested after he assaulted his girlfriend and held an elderly man hostage, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night at a home at the 100 block of Adams Pond Road, just off Hard Scrabble Road.

Deputies arrived on the scene where they found a female victim who said she was assaulted by 47-year-old John Nathan Wagnon.

Wagnon then held and 86-year-old male hostage in the home. A special response team then arrived and was able to get Wagnon out of the home where he was arrested.

The charges Wagnon faces haven’t been released, but WACH FOX will bring you more information as it develops.

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