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Radford man arrested on abduction, strangulation, other charges

27-year-old man arrested early Saturday morning

RADFORD, Va. – A 27-year-old Radford man is in custody after attacking someone he knew, according to the Radford City Police Department.

On Saturday, at about 2 a.m. police arrested Steven Scott Potter on the following charges:

  • Assault and battery
  • Abduction and kidnapping
  • Threats to bomb or damage a building
  • Strangulation 

Potter was arrested after a police investigation that began when a victim reported Potter's alleged crimes to officers while filing for a protective order, on Friday at 8:23 p.m.

Police say Potter and the alleged victim knew one another.

This is an ongoing investigation, according to police.


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