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Fayetteville Mom Arrested After Pointing Gun at Children

Posted February 19, 2007 6:40 p.m. EST

— A Fayetteville mother faces felony charges in connection with allegations she pointed a gun at her children.

Police said Deyon Branch, 29, became angry Thursday morning when her three children, ages 12, 10 and 9 did not clean their room.

Branch pointed the gun at the heads of the 9- and 12-year-olds, authorities said.

She is charged with assault and felony child abuse.