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Authorities Find Man Accused of Threatening Wife, Children

Posted May 14, 2007 10:29 a.m. EDT
Updated May 14, 2007 3:13 p.m. EDT

— Cumberland County authorities have arrested a man who they deemed a danger to his estranged wife and their children.

Investigators said Albert Watson, 34, formerly of Elma Street, Spring Lake, was found by a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy on North Main Street. He has been charged with domestic violence, abuse and first-degree kidnapping.

In addition to the Cumberland County charges, Spring Lake police have charged Watson with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Watson is currently in the Cumberland County Jail on a $310,000 bond. He is expected to make his first court appearance Monday.