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Noah Cortez Thomas

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – Following  a preliminary hearing last week, Noah Thomas on charges of Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Unlawful Restraint, and Terroristic Threats in the abduction of a Middletown woman, was ordered held over for trial in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas.

On Christmas Day of 2015, Thomas took the victim and her dog from her Middletown home, and drove to Calcasieu Parish in Louisiana against her will .  Over the course of multiple days, Thomas is alleged to have repeatedly hit the victim and used her bank card to withdraw money from her accounts.  The victim was able to get away and call 911 once she was left alone at a motel.  She sustained injuries as a result of the assault and was treated at a local hospital.

Thomas has formal arraignment scheduled for October 28th.