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Harriman man arrested, jailed on kidnapping, assault charges

A Harriman man was arrested Wednesday morning after a woman accused him of holding her against her will and assaulting her the previous day.

Harriman Police say they executed a search warrant early Wednesday at a home on Roberts Street and arrested 37-year-old James Wampler. The victim told officers that Wampler had forced her to stay at a home and assaulted her.

Wampler was charged with aggravated domestic assault and aggravated kidnapping and taken to the Roane County Jail.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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