BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore judge on Monday sentenced Anthony Michael Bryant to 43 years in prison after he was convicted of attempted kidnapping, second-degree assault, false imprisonment and a weapons charge, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office said.

In January 2020, Bryant, 64, grabbed a woman in West Baltimore and dragged her into an alley, threatening her with a screwdriver, prosecutors said.

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According to prosecutors, Bryant told the woman, “Shut the f— up or I’ll kill you!” He later told her to “pretend as if we are boyfriend and girlfriend.”

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A bystander intervened and Bryant ran off.

When the victim went to retrieve her belongings at the opening of the alley, she found Bryant’s photo ID.

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At the time of the attack, Bryant was on parole for rape, kidnapping, assault and armed robbery convictions, prosecutors said.

CBS Baltimore Staff