HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The teen accused of kidnapping a girl from Varina High School at gunpoint last year will spend five months behind bars.
A judge suspended four years and seven months of Austin Martin’s five-year sentence.
Police said Martin forced the girl into his car by showing a gun in the school parking lot in May of 2013 and the held the girl captive for hours at a home last until she managed to escape.
Officers caught him when he tried to run from the home.
Martin pleaded no contest on March 5 to brandishing and possessing a firearm near a school.
Prosecutors set aside the abduction and use of a firearm charges.