Alleged kidnapper arrested

August 19, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---An alleged kidnapper is off the streets in Richmond County. Investigators tell News 12 Alfred Lawson was arrested at his home this afternoon.

Deputies were looking for the 34-year-old since Saturday morning. They say he held two women and a child inside his home at gunpoint, firing one shot into the floor and hitting one of the women.

He's charged with kidnapping, battery, cruelty to children and making terroristic threats.

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