Arrested for aggravated assault and kidnapping

Biloxi police arrested a man today on aggravated assault and kidnapping charges after a woman told police she had been held against her will for nearly 12 hours.

Twenty-five year-old Gulfport native Ryan Chipman was arrested after police received a 911 complaint from the female who claims to have been assaulted multiple times by Chipman in a hotel room on Beach Boulevard.

The victim alleged she was meeting Chipman, her boyfriend, at the hotel room. When she arrived, he began assaulting her including strangling her. The woman managed to escape the room and go to the hotel office where she called police.

Chipman was arrested on the scene and transferred to the Harrison County Jail after being given a total bond of $300,000.

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