Statesville man arrested in domestic abuse incident

Jonathan Lynch, 34, was arrested on February 6 for kidnapping and sex assault, police say. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office)

A Statesville man was arrested following an investigation into a domestic abuse complaint, police say. Jonathan Lynch, 34, was taken into custody last Wednesday and charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting on a woman.

A woman entered the Iredell County SVU on Sunday, February 2, and reported a domestic assault, the day the event occured, according to the victim.

Investigators obtained a warrant for Lynch's arrest and he was taken into custody.

Lynch also has a prior history of female assault. It is unclear if the prior incident involved the same woman.

Lynch is currently released on $200,000 bond.