York County man facing false imprisonment charges to appear in court today

Aziijah SweeneyA York County man will be in court today for a preliminary hearing.

He is facing false imprisonment charges.

Police say Aziijah Sweeney held a woman captive in his home for seven days in July and that he repeatedly beat her.

The woman escaped when she sent a Facebook message to her sister while Sweeney was asleep.

In addition to charges in this case, police say Sweeney had three outstanding warrants.