TIOGA COUNTY, PA (WENY) -- A 56-year-old man faces a slew of charges after police say he kidnapped and assaulted a 75-year-old woman from Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. Charles Bower of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania faces a slew of charges, including burglary, kidnapping, theft by unlawful taking, unlawful restraint, multiple assault charges and more. 

Pennsylvania State Police say that in the evening hours of May 7th Bower cut the exterior phone and internet lines of the victim's home and then forcibly entered through the front door. Police say that Bower then assaulted the victim, and then demanded she get with him into her vehicle. 

That's when police say Bower drover with the victim on backroads in the area for hours while threatening to kill her, before dropping her off back at her home, and fleeing with her vehicle. Bower was found and taken into custody by the Elmira City Police Department.