Prison Sentence in Luzerne County Kidnapping Case

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A man was sentenced to prison for kidnapping and assault in Luzerne County.

Charles Kocher of Plymouth was sentenced Friday to eight to 16 years in prison.

Police say Kocher duct-taped a woman, choked her and assaulted her at his home in February in Luzerne County.

He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, strangulation, unlawful restraint, terroristic threats, and simple assault.

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