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Man charged in infant's kidnapping

Posted May 19, 2008

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— A Robeson County man has been charged with kidnapping a 3-month-old boy last week in a case that prompted a statewide Amber Alert.

Alex Locklear, 31, was arrested on Saturday and charged with first-degree kidnapping and larceny of a motor vehicle.

Zaccheus Clark was inside a 2005 Suzuki Forenza in the parking lot of a Kangaroo Citgo gas station in Pembroke Thursday evening when a man ordered the child's mother out of the vehicle and drove off, police said.

The boy was found, unharmed inside the vehicle, about an hour later.

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  • iron fist May 19, 2008

    I'm glad they found the child unharmed.