Man charged with abduction after holding a woman in Circle K parking lot

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PATRICK COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7)-- A man was charged with abduction after he allegedly physically detained a girl in the parking lot of a Circle K in Stuart.

According to the Patrick County Sheriff's Office, William Harvey Holt, 63 of Pedigo Ridge Road in Claudville, allegedly approached a girl while she was walking into the store Monday morning. The girl did not know Holt, according to Sheriff Smith.

He was arrested Tuesday on warrants for abduction and assault and battery.

Holt was previously convicted of assaulting an 18-year-old woman in the same parking lot in December 2018.

He is being held with no bound in Patrick County Jail.

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