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Violent Man Sought By Cumberland Authorities

Posted May 8, 2007

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— Cumberland County authorities need the public's help to find a local man who is deemed a threat to his estranged wife and their children.

Albert E. Watson, 34, formerly of 1415 Elma Street, Spring Lake is described as a black male. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 lbs. Watson has black hair, brown eyes and multiple tattoos on his body.

Watson is currently wanted on multiple sex offenses and for domestic violence in Cumberland County. He was incarcerated in the state of Mississippi in 2002 for aggravated assault and burglary.

Watson is considered to be a very violent individual. If you have any information on Watson's whereabouts, you are urged not to approach him, but contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500.


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  • spiritwarriorwoman May 8, 2007

    brings - "I hope this is a typo in the article...it should read you are urged not to approach him! Not urged to approach him...the man is considered very violent!"

    Gracious! Good catch.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • spiritwarriorwoman May 8, 2007

    Pirattitude - AMEN AND AMEN!!!

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • Pirattitude May 8, 2007

    Tie his hands behind his back and cuff his feet together, then let his estranged wife and children have 10 minutes alone with him and give each aluminum baseball bats. Beat a woman, and a woman should beat back.


  • All child molesters should die May 8, 2007

    I know that I make typos a lot. It's understandable.

    I hope this man is caught soon. I hope his wife and chidren are being protected or where he can't find them.

    I tend to agree with danhoggard and deerslayer!

  • Lefty May 8, 2007

    Maybe he'll resist arrest and receive a stiff dose of his own medicine.

  • deerslayer May 8, 2007

    shoot him on site...

  • spiritwarriorwoman May 8, 2007

    Praying for the family and for him to be apprehended swiftly and safely for all.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • danhoggard May 8, 2007

    Approach with Smith and Wesson

  • voicenurhead May 8, 2007

    Now there's a meaningful description. Now the public knows who to be on the lookout for.

    You know, I make type errors all the time, but then again I'm not in the business of reporting news to the public. I see typos time and again in WRAL stories. Nobody's perfect of course, but the writing by the WRAL staff is laughable. They should be embarrased.

  • brings May 8, 2007

    I guess the typo was noticed...I see it has been corrected!