Kent State football player charged with kidnapping

The incident happened last Thursday in Franklin Township. Details of the incident have not been released

Kent State football player Nathan Holley was charged with kidnapping.

KENT, Ohio (WKBN) – A Kent State University football player has been charged with kidnapping.

Nate Holley, 21, of Toledo, was charged with first-degree kidnapping on Monday, according to the Portage County Common Pleas Court docket.

The incident happened last Thursday in Franklin Township. Details of the incident have not been released.

Holley appeared in court Monday afternoon. He posted the $50,000 bond and was released. According to court documents, he was ordered to have no contact with the victim and to report to Oriana House for GPS monitoring.

His preliminary hearing is set for Thursday.

Kent State released a statement about his arrest on Monday:

“We are aware of the situation and taken this matter very seriously. He has been suspended from the team indefinitely,” Kent State spokesman Eric Mansfield said.

Holley had 401 career tackles for the Golden Flashes football team.

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