Woman held hostage at motel

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus woman is safe at home tonight after police say she was kidnapped and held hostage at a Columbus motel.

Police say she called them at 2 a.m. Monday and told them she was being held by 22-year-old Demetrius johnson at the Econo Lodge on Veterans Parkway.

Police discovered Johnson had a warrant out for violation of probation and contempt of court when they arrived to the scene.

Right now he is being held at the Muscogee County Jail charged with aggravated assault and contempt of court.

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