Deputies find suspect in kidnapping, assault after woman escapes

A man is facing charges after allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a woman. The judge couldn't set bond since suspect was already out on bond for another crime.
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 10:23 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 10:06 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said deputies have found the suspect in a kidnapping and assault after a woman was hurt Saturday night.

Deputies said the woman has non-life-threatening injuries after escaping and hiding under a vehicle at around 11 p.m.

The Sheriff’s Office said the suspect, 44-year-old Garcia Wilson, was seen around the Best Western Hotel on Pelham Road.

According to deputies, Wilson was last seen running wearing a gray beanie, black t-shirt, a black and white camo style zip-up hoodie and multicolored red pants.

Wilson also had active warrants for failure to comply and failure to register as a sex offender.

Garcia Wilson appears in court for a bond hearing. He is charged with 14 charges including...
Garcia Wilson appears in court for a bond hearing. He is charged with 14 charges including kidnapping, assault and battery, and assault on officer while resisting arrest.(FOX Carolina News)

Deputies located Wilson on Sunday morning and took him into custody. Wilson was booked into the Greenville County Detention Center on 14 charges including kidnapping, assault and battery, and assault on an officer while resisting arrest.

Wilson appeared in court for a bond hearing on Monday morning. He was not granted bond at the hearing.