JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A man was sentenced to time in jail followed by probation for locking his nephew in a metal storage container for hours and beating him.

Wynn Sichting was sentenced on Thursday to four years probation with 10 months in jail as a condition of that probation.

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Wynn Sichting (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators say the 21-year-old victim went to his uncle’s home to get some personal items last September and then was held there against his will.

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The victim was able to escape and run to a neighbor’s home for help. He was not seriously injured.

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