Manhattan man charged with domestic battery, theft


A Manhattan man was arrested Monday after police say he injured a woman and stole a vehicle.

Officers from the Riley County Police Department charged 18-year-old Luke Johnson with domestic battery, criminal damage to property, criminal restraint, criminal deprivation of property and theft. Police allege Johnson injured a 19-year-old female, damaged her shirt and necklace, restrained her then stole a 2013 Ford Fusion and an iPhone.

The vehicle was later recovered. Officers also listed a 47-year-old male victim in the report.

Johnson was issued a total bond of $8,000 and was no longer confined as of Tuesday’s arrest report.


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