This story was originally published at 8:22 a.m. It has since been updated at 11:24 a.m. to include additional details.
ITHACA, N.Y. — An Ithaca man is facing several felony charges including kidnapping and rape after police say he was involved in a domestic assault in Danby.
New York State Police at Ithaca have arrested Ezra N. Broadwell, 23, of Ithaca, on charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing. Police said the domestic assault began Sunday morning and continued until Monday afternoon.
Senior Investigator Rick Haas said the arrests were made in connection with a police search in Enfield which began on Monday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. and lasted nearly 24 hours into Tuesday. Following the incident in Danby, Haas said Broadwell fled to Enfield.
Broadwell was arraigned before Judge Garry Huddle in Town of Danby Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail without bail. He is scheduled to reappear May 7.
Another man, 54-year-old Kenneth M. Broadwell, has also been charged with hindering prosecution, a felony. Kenneth Broadwell was released on an appearance ticket and is due in Ithaca City Court on May 16.
The investigation is continuing, state police said.
New York State Police were assisted by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, the Ithaca Police Department and Bangs Ambulance.