Louisville man allegedly kidnapped, tortured - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Louisville man allegedly kidnapped, tortured


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- Police reports obtained by Fox 41 News say a Louisville man was robbed, kidnapped, stripped and tortured.

26-year-old Shaw A. Reed of Louisville has been arrested and charged with burglary and kidnapping in connection with a Friday night home invasion. According to the arrest report, Reed and two other black males entered the victim's home in the 2400 block of 5th Street and demanded his wallet.

After robbing him at gunpoint, the trio allegedly took him to another location where they forced him to strip off all of his clothes. They then burned him repeatedly with a hot screwdriver, according to the police reports.

Reed was later positively identified by the victim in a police photopack.

The reason for the attack is not known.

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