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Standoff Reported in Franklin county

Posted December 12, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— Authorities in Franklin County say several law enforcement agencies are gathered at the site of an apparent standoff.

Sheriff's deputies say a man took his two children from a daycare center in Henderson and is holding them in Franklin County. The man reportedly does not have legal custody of the children.

Deputies say the man has threatened to kill the children.

WRAL TV5 will have full details on this story as it develops.