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Nate Holley charged with felony kidnapping, suspended from Kent State indefinitely

The alleged incident took place last Thursday evening, according to reports.

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Nate Holley, a veteran safety for the Kent State Golden Flashes, has been suspended indefinitely effective immediately following an arrest for felony kidnapping, according to Allen Moff of the Record-Courier.

The alleged incident took place in Franklin Township last Thursday night near Ravenna, Ohio, and involved an unidentified female. No other details are known at this time.

Holley has been detained and will be arraigned this afternoon. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday morning in Ravenna.

Holley is a four-year member of the Golden Flashes football team and is a former Toledo-area high school standout. Holley, a senior, currently leads the Mid-American Conference with 111 tackles in just nine games and was a first-team all-MAC selection the last two seasons.

The news falls the day before Kent State’s scheduled nationally-televised matchup with nationally-ranked Western Michigan.

"We are aware of the situation and take this matter very seriously," Eric Mansfield, Kent State University Executive Director of University Media Relations said, per Moff’s article. "He has been suspended from the team indefinitely."

The story will be updated as the investigation progresses.