Shelburn Indiana Man Arrested on Kidnapping Charges

(Sullivan, IN) — A Shelburn Indiana man was arrested yesterday following a reported kidnapping just south of Sullivan. According to Sullivan County authorities, 29-year-old Michael Scott allegedly got into an argument with 28-year-old Robert Nagy at Nagy’s residence. Nagy was then allegedly forced into the trunk of a vehicle, taken to a rural area, and severely beaten. Sheriff’s officials report that Nagy was hit in the head with a hatchet, and suffered serious head and facial injuries. He is being treated at an Indianapolis hospital. Authorities claim Scott crashed his car after the incident. He was arrested in southern Vigo County and is currently being held in the Sullivan County Jail on charges of kidnapping, criminal confinement, aggravated battery, battery with a deadly weapon, and intimidation. Bond is set at 120-thousand dollars.