Man arrested on abduction and assault charges in Pulaski

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A man has been arrested in connection to a reported assault in Pulaski.  

The police department was called to the 100 block of South Washington Avenue on March 14 at about 8:24 a.m.  

When officers arrived, they found a victim that was injured but not able to give a statement before being taken to the hospital.  

The suspect was allegedly driving while he assaulted the victim, who was a passenger in the car.  The suspect also forced the victim out of the car while he was driving. 

Jacob Hurst is facing several charges in connection to this event. He is being held at the New River Valley Regional Jail. 

Here is the press release: 

On March 14, 2018, at approximately 8:24AM, the Pulaski Police Department responded to the area of the 100 block of South Washington Ave. in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, Officers encountered the victim who had sustained injuries, but was able to give a statement, before being transported to the hospital by EMS. The suspect was allegedly driving while he assaulted the victim, a passenger in the vehicle, and then eventually forced the victim out of the vehicle while it was still in transport. Jacob Dale Hurst, 21, of Pulaski, was charged with the following crimes: abduction, attempted malicious wounding, grand larceny, and assault and battery. Hurst was located shortly after the event, and transported to the New River Valley Regional Jail.

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