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Man arrested in Kentucky for local battery, car theft

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DWIGHT, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A man who allegedly beat a woman and stole her car was taken into custody in Kentucky.

David Johnson, 59, of Tennessee, allegedly battered a woman in the 500 block of S. Union St. in Dwight on April 2. Officers said Johnson took the woman's vehicle after the alleged assault. 

The woman was taken to OSF Saint James Hospital for treatment, and was later released. Police were later able to track the stolen vehicle to Kentucky, where Johnson was arrested by the Kentucky State Police. 

Charges in Livingston County are pending. 

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