Vero Man Accused of Kidnapping and Beating Neighbors

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A bond hearing is scheduled today for a Vero Beach man accused of kidnapping a neighbor and beating her husband.

On Sunday, police were called to a 15th lane home where resident David Scoville said he had been assaulted by his neighbor who says Scoville and his wife were loud.

Scoville says Leo Thurston appeared to have a baton like instrument and a small firearm.

Thurston allegedly grabbed Jessica Scoville and left.

Later on, Jessica Scoville flagged down officers after escaping at a nearby park.

Thurston faces numerous charges including battery and kidnapping.




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