Man accused of kidnapping and threatening to kill a woman heads to trial

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A man accused of holding a woman against her will and threatening to kill her will face trial. 

Today, Josue Molina-Torres had a preliminary hearing in Erie County Court.  Police say he held a kitchen knife to a woman’s throat and told her she couldn’t leave the apartment. The crime happening on a residence in a residence in the 700 block of East 14th Street. 

Today, the judge held several charges for trial, including kidnapping, simple assault, and making terroristic threats.  

There is no date set for his next court appearance.

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