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Pasco deputies say man terrorized his ex-girlfriend

PORT RICHEY — Pasco County deputies arrested a man Wednesday they say kidnapped and tried to kill his ex-girlfriend.

The woman was walking to a bus stop earlier that day when, according to reports, Robert Ensely grabbed her from the side of the road and threw her into a car driven by her stepfather, Thomas McBee.

Ensely started choking the woman, reports say, and told her, "I'm going to kill you." He let go only to then beat her on the head.

While the woman resisted, she screamed for Ensely to let her go. Reports say he told her, "I will kill you right in the middle of the street."

The assault continued until McBee parked behind a gas station and an uninvolved car arrived. McBee told Ensely they needed to go, and the woman tried to escape.

Ensely hit her once more before throwing her from the car, reports say.

Ensely, 29, of Port Richey, is charged with kidnapping and attempted murder. He was being held in the Land O' Lakes jail Thursday without bail.

McBee, 44, was arrested Thursday. He was being held in Land O' Lakes awaiting charges.

Pasco deputies say man terrorized his ex-girlfriend 05/22/14 [Last modified: Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:17pm]
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