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Man sought in Scott Co. sexual battery, kidnapping caught in Va.

The TBI tweeted that Charles Willoughby was found in Virginia Beach, Va.

SCOTT COUNTY, Tenn. — UPDATE MONDAY: A man wanted by Scott County authorities for aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual battery has been caught in Virginia Beach, Va., according to the TBI.

The TBI tweeted Monday afternoon that Charles "Vincent" Willoughby was now in custody. He'd been sought since early September.

WBIR will update this story as information becomes available.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Scott County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a man facing multiple charges including aggravated assault, kidnapping and sexual battery.

Charles "Vincent" Willoughby was last seen carrying a backpack in the Tombstone Road area near Low Gap Rd. in Helenwood, according to the sheriff's office.

While the post doesn't release any details of a crime, it says Willoughby is wanted for aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual battery, leaving the scene of an accident, interference with emergency calls, and reckless endangerment.

He is 6'3", weighs 200 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Authorities said you should not approach Willoughby if you see him. You should call 911 or the Scott Co. Sheriff's Office at 423-663-2245.

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