Sheriff’s office: Man wanted in Amherst County for 7 felony charges, including kidnapping, strangulation

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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Authorities in Amherst County are on the lookout for a man wanted for multiple felonies.

According to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office, 42-year-old Justin King faces seven felony charges, including assault, kidnapping, and strangulation.

Authorities say he was last seen the morning of Thursday, July 16 near the Amherst County Adult Detention Center. King was on foot at the time, the sheriff’s office says, and wearing a grey muscle shirt, blue jeans, and tennis shoes.

If you see King or have any information about his location, call 911 or the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office at (424) 946-9381.

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