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Man sought in Randolph County assault, kidnapping

Posted May 6, 2008 12:40 p.m. EDT
Updated May 6, 2008 1:04 p.m. EDT

— A man attacked his in-laws and kidnapped his estranged, pregnant wife from a Thomasville home early Tuesday, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office.

Wanda Myers, of 7050 Sink Farm Road, called 911 Tuesday at 1:39 a.m. to report that Charles O’Brien Teague had forced himself into her home, assaulted her and her husband with a knife and forced Myers' daughter, Miranda Teague, to leave with him. According to her mother, Miranda Teague was estranged from the suspect and is 8½ months pregnant.

Wanda and Cecil Myers were taken to High Point Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The suspect was believed to be driving a red 2000 Dodge Neon with N.C. licence plate RWD-6188. He was wanted on charges of attempted murder, first-degree burglary and kidnapping.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office asked that anyone with information on his whereabouts call 336-318-6699 or Randolph County Crime Stoppers at 336-672-7463.