By Associated Press - Wednesday, January 4, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Ada County magistrate judge has found probable cause to prosecute a Boise man who is accused of abducting a man who owed him money, beating him and leaving him on the side of the road in freezing temperatures wearing nothing but socks.

The Idaho Statesman reports ( ) that Magistrate James Cawthon found probable cause to prosecute 46-year-old Clifford Cole for aggravated battery, robbery and first-degree kidnapping and scheduled Cole to appear of arraignment on Jan. 23.

Cole is accused of abducting a 29-year-old victim over a $155 drug debt on Dec. 16, beating the man with a handgun and leaving the victim naked in the cold.

Cole is being held in the Ada County Jail on $500,000 bail.


Information from: Idaho Statesman,

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