Man allegedly kidnapped woman at gunpoint

YORK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Wyoming County say they’re investigating a kidnapping case which led to an arrest this week.

Wyoming County Sheriff’s Deputies say arrested Charles Braun, 66, with kidnapping and criminal contempt after they learned about an alleged kidnapping. They say Braun made a a victim drive to his apartment in the Village of Perry and forced her to stay at gunpoint.

Police say the victim contacted them after escaping when Braun fell asleep. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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