UPDATE: Pettis County, MO – A Warsaw man who is facing kidnapping, armed criminal action, and domestic assault has a hearing this week.

Forty-two-year old Lawrence A. Cole who is facing 6 felonies in all. Cole will be back in Pettis County court Tuesday, June 9 on charges that stem from a domestic assault, according to a probable cause statement.

Cole is said to have broke into his estranged wife’s friend house where she was staying, assaulted her, and took her against her will. Sedalia police said the woman was able to escape. She showed up at the police department with two black eyes and several bruises. Cole is currently out on bond.

Pettis County, MO – A Warsaw man is facing six felony charges after multiple domestic assaults.

Lawrence Cole. Photo from previous charge in 2014

According to the Sedalia Police Department, officers were notified on November 5 of multiple domestic assaults happening between October 27 and 29. Lawrence Cole, 41, reportedly kidnapped and assaulted a victim on multiple occasions via punching and a metal pipe.

Cole is facing two counts of 1st degree kidnapping, two counts of Domestic Assault and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.