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Lexington man arrested after deputies find girlfriend bound with zip ties

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Michael Layne Humphrey

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington man faces charges after deputies found his girlfriend tied up with zip ties and injuries to her face, according to a press release.

On Oct. 3, deputies went to a home in the 2000 block of Marion Drive and found the woman bound. During the investigation, the girl’s boyfriend, 56-year-old Michael Layne Humphrey, was identified as a suspect and arrested on charges of first-degree kidnapping and assault inflicting serious injury.

Humphrey was taken to the Davidson County Detention Center under no bond. He has a Nov. 13 court date.