West Point police offer self-defense advice following kidnapping case

A Clay County man is behind bars this morning facing charges connected to the apparent kidnapping of a woman.

Posted: Thu Jul 19 17:21:45 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 19 17:21:45 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for West Point police offer self-defense advice following kidnapping case

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you at five. a man is in jail for kidnapping and assualting his then girlfriend. wtva's rebecca butcher spoke with officials about how women should protect themselves against any danger. she joins us live now. it's always a good idea to be prepared when it comes to danger. but once someone is physically on you, how do you act? i spoke with ladies in this area about what action they'd take. "i keep my keys in my hands so if somebody does try to come up o me i use my keys or what other defense mechanism i can think of." ladaldra harris, who has a 2 year-old son, says she keeps a close watch of her surroundngs when going out if there's danger... like the situation this man, 44- year-old joe wren jr. reportedly put his then girlfriend into. accodring to an indictment..he choked and beat her...also knocking out a tooth. danny shelton: "scream bloody murder if you have to." raeannabray "ifsomeonewas behind me i would probably fight as i could to not make it easy for them.give them some elbow." such a technique is similar to what west point police officers advise. "i can do what you call a hammer fist...and i can...right in the groin." even using your free legs if attacked from behind. "i can scrap his shin bone." for harris she already knew some moves she would use for self-defense. "i'd elbow them in the ribs or something and then get away as quick as possible." at the department wants the public to know if you want to learn more about protecting yourself...you can request sessions with them. meanwhile, the assault and kidnapping suspects trial is set for october. in west point rb wtva nine news, one city is
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