GREENVILLE — Law enforcement in Darke County is seeking a man who assaulted his wife and fled from authorities.
Kelly P. Miller of Greenville is being sought for an incident that occurred Thursday at 205 Central Avenue in Greenville.
According to a report issued by the Greenville Police Department, officers were dispatched to the residence just after noon on a domestic violence complaint. The victim, Hannah Miller, drove herself to Tri-Village Rescue for treatment of injuries. It was later learned that her estranged husband, Kelly, had broken into the home and waited for her to return.
Upon her arrival, he beat her with a baseball bat causing injuries. He then kept the victim against her will for several hours and subsequently forced her to withdraw money from a bank. He then fled the scene.
The incident caused a lockdown at nearby Greenville Junior High School lasting approximately an hour. As an added precaution, South Middle School and East Intermediate School also conducted internal lockdowns lasting about 15 minutes.
A warrant has been issued for Miller’s arrest. He his being charged with felonious assault. Additional charges are pending.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Kelly Miller is asked to contact the Greenville Police Department at 937-548-1103 or the Darke County Crime Stoppers tipline at 937-547-1661. All callers may remain anonymous.
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