Man arrested for kidnapping

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  21 year old Christopher Pipkins plead not guilty in Recorder's Court to a slew of charges stemming from a domestic argument early Thursday morning.

Columbus Police reports show Pipkins hit and attempted to strangle his e-girlfriend at her home on 44th Street.  He also kidnapped her daughter. Police tell News Leader Nine the child is now safe and back with its mother.

Pipkins is facing several charges including: kidnapping, cruelty to children, battery, burglary, aggravated assault, and trespassing. He is being held in the Muscogee County jail without bond.

©2010 WTVM. All rights reserved.