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. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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