A man is in custody after a woman showed up this morning in the lobby of the Newton Police Department claiming she had been held against her will for three days. The woman said she escaped shortly before arriving at police headquarters around 3:40am. The woman had visible injuries according to officers and was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center for treatment.24 year old Daniel Ray Farnsworth of Newton has been taken into custody and charged with second degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, and assault on a female. Farnsworth is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center without bond. He was scheduled to appear before a judge today.