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Man accused of assaulting, kidnapping girlfriend after argument

Timothy Allen Helms (Source: Iredell County Sheriff's Office) Timothy Allen Helms (Source: Iredell County Sheriff's Office)
STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

A Statesville man is facing charges after police say he held his girlfriend against her will after he assaulted her during a fight.

Deputies were called to the home of 36-year-old Timothy Allen Helms Friday morning for the call of a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, Helms' girlfriend said the pair had gotten into an argument and Helms assaulted her.

The woman told deputies she was then held in the home, against her will. 

Helms was charged with assault by strangulation, 2nd degree kidnapping, assault on a female and interfering with 911 communications. 

He was issued a $1,000 bond on the interfering with 911 communications and on the other charges he received no bond, do to the domestic nature of the charges.

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