LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A man is in custody after he abducted an elderly woman and held her against her will, according to police.

Police said 45-year-old Salem Nagdy also hit the victim in the head, causing the victim a serious skull fracture which required 86 staples.

Nagdy is charged with assault, kidnapping and eavesdropping.

He’s currently booked at Metro Corrections and being held on $70,000 bond.

Nagdy is expected to appear in court on those charges on Oct. 31.