Abilene man, 30, charged with kidnapping girlfriend

ABILENE, Texas - An Abilene man is in Taylor County Jail for allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend and holding her captive for several days before letting her go.

Police say 30-year-old Rafael Darnell Mathews kidnapped his girlfriend, assaulted her, threatened to kill her and held her hostage for a number of days last week.

Mathews was booked into the Taylor County Jail on aggravated kidnapping and possession charges. His bonds were set at $76,500.

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