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5 facing charges in assault and imprisonment of woman

Cornelius Edwards Pendleton (Source: LMDC) Cornelius Edwards Pendleton (Source: LMDC)
Virgil Williams (Source: LMDC) Virgil Williams (Source: LMDC)
Kitty Ruffra (Source: LMDC) Kitty Ruffra (Source: LMDC)
Leroy Lewis (Source: LMDC) Leroy Lewis (Source: LMDC)
Harry James Holmes (Source: LMDC) Harry James Holmes (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man is facing charges that he assaulted a woman, then he and four others prevented her from leaving the scene of the attack.

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Arrest reports say Cornelius Edwards Pendleton, 31, used a large walking stick to injure the woman. When she tried to escape, the report says Pendleton prevented her from leaving. When the woman finally did get free, four other people are accused of preventing her from escaping.

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Louisville Metro Police charged Pendleton with assault and unlawful imprisonment. The other four - Virgil L. Williams, 39, of Chicago; Kitty S. Ruffra, 39, of Louisville; Leroy Lewis, 46, of Louisville; and Harry James Holmes, 46, of Louisville - are each facing a charge of unlawful imprisonment.

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