Broken Bow Man Gets Life for Kidnapping, Assault


BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old Broken Bow man has been given life in prison for kidnapping a woman in central Nebraska.

Tyler Bain was sentenced in Custer County District Court in Broken Bow on Thursday. In addition to his kidnapping conviction, Bain was found guilty of assault, terroristic threats and false imprisonment. He was acquitted of a weapons charge.

The woman told officers that Bain forced her off a road while she was driving near Anselmo in October 2011. She said he took her to his home, where he beat and sexually assaulted her and wouldn't let her leave.