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Jacksonville woman charged with barbershop kidnapping

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Jacksonville woman has been arrested after kidnapping another woman and threatening her with bodily harm, deputies said. 

Sandra S. King, 57, was charged with second-degree kidnapping and common law robbery.

On Wednesday, the Onslow County Sheriff's Office responded to the Seafood Market located on Bell Fork Road in reference of a woman that had been robbed and kidnaped from the White Oak Barber Shop located on Piney Green Road.

Investigation showed that the victim was confronted by King who asked for money.

The victim did not comply with the King’s request and attempted to leave, deputies said.

Deputies said that King got into the front passenger side of the victim’s car and demanded a ride.

King threatened the victim with bodily harm, deputies said.

Deputies said that King claimed to have a gun in her purse.

The victim drove King to a residence located on Hargett Street where deputies said she again demanded money.

The victim then gave King money.

King then got out of the victim’s car.

The victim drove to the Seafood Market and reported the incident to Jacksonville Police Department, who then contacted the deputies.

King was located, but no firearm was recovered. 

She was sent to the Onslow County Detention Center and was given a $50,000 bond.


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