Laurens man charged with kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend

Apr 18 Written by  STAFF REPORTS

A Laurens man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly assaulting and attempting to kidnap his girlfriend at her residence on Saturday.

Brent Joseph Koon, 21, of 2846 Ekom Beach Rd. in Laurens, was arrested on Saturday and charged with domestic violence-second degree and kidnapping. Koon is being held without bond at the Johnson Detention Center.

According to warrants, Koon is accused of hitting the victim multiple times and dragging her across the floor. She was transported to the hospital with a head injury and multiple contusions, the report said.

Warrants also indicate that Koon is accused of confining the victim by sitting on her so she couldn’t leave. He is also accused of attempting to abduct the victim by trying to force her into a vehicle, the report said. 

Last modified on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:15