GRAHAM, N.C. — A Triad man was arrested Saturday morning after Alamance County Sheriff Deputies say he beat his girlfriend and then threatened officers.

Chad Strickland, 24, is charged with 1st Degree Kidnapping, Assault Inflicting Serious Bodily Injuries, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Communicating Threats and Resist, Delay and Obstruct.

Deputies were called to Old Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road in Graham just after 5:30 Saturday morning. Deputies found a woman on a porch who had been badly beaten. The woman told deputies her boyfriend, identified as Strickland, forced her into a car and then beat her. She said she was able to jump out of the car and then ran to several houses, trying to get help.