Man accused of kidnapping woman in Henderson Co.

Henderson Co. Deputies say they have arrested a man for damaging property with a baseball bat and threatening a woman.

Matthew Charles Hughey, age 25, of Townsend Trail in Brevard is charged with felony breaking and entering, felony kidnapping and assault on a female.

Henderson County deputies responded to a disturbance call on Green Hills Farm Drive in Mills River on March 17.

Deputies say Hughey had dragged the woman out of the home by her hair and fought with the homeowner.

Hughey was arrested and transported to Pardee Hospital for injuries sustained during the fight.

Hughey was booked into the Henderson County Jail and is being held under no bond.

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