Kidnapping charge added for man who reportedly assaulted wife

MARION — Deputy David Jones of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Groce Scot Robinson, 37, of 125 Maple Drive in Old Fort, with second-degree kidnapping.

On Monday, Jan. 29, the suspect’s wife reported that he assaulted and threatened her.

Robinson was originally charged that day with assault on a female. The kidnapping charge was added after further investigation.
The arrest warrant states that Robinson did kidnap his wife by “confining the victim, without the consent of the victim, and for the purpose of terrorizing” the victim.