Lubbock man indicted, accused of beating, stabbing kidnap victim

Lubbock man indicted, accused of beating, stabbing kidnap victim
Chance Lee Copeland, 29 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 29-year-old Chance Lee Copeland of Lubbock was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday, charged with aggravated kidnapping.

The indictment says Copeland is accused of abducting a man and using a knife during the abduction.

The victim was found at a 7-11 at 34th and Memphis. He told police he ran for his life to the convenience store from his home  in the 3400 block of Nashville.

The victim told police he was punched multiple times, hit with a lamp and stabbed in the foot with a knife. The officer noted the victim had severe trauma to his face and head. He told police Copeland made him take off his boot and he threw the knife into the victim's foot. The officer's notes said the knife appeared to have gone all the way through his foot.

There are four counts to his aggravated kidnapping indictment; abduction, causing bodily injury with a lamp, causing bodily injury with a knife and causing bodily injury with his fists during the assault.

He is being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

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