Woman facing kidnapping and abuse charges

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Sioux Falls woman is behind bars, charged with beating her ex-girlfriend and refusing to let her leave her apartment for a day and a half.

Police say Patricia Valandra hit, kicked and punched the woman more than 100 times, but her injuries were not serious.

Valandra faces a handful of charges, including kidnapping and abuse.

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