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Fayetteville Couple With Child in Car Charged With Assault

Posted May 10, 2007 8:11 a.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville couple is accused of trying to run down a man with a car. According to Cumberland County sheriff's deputies, the couple's child was in the back seat.

Joseph Williams, 27, and Jacqueline Landreth, 25, are charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Investigators said Landreth and her husband tried to run over Josh Oakes on a road in Harnett County. Oakes was injured, but authorities said he will be OK.

There is no word on a motive, but deputies said Landreth and Oakes used to be in a relationship.