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Meriwether Co. officials searching for kidnapping, assault suspect

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MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - Meriwether County authorities are looking for an unidentified gunmen who forced his way into a home and forced the two residents to drive him 10 miles away before taking off on foot.

The masked gunman assaulted two of the victims at their resident just north of Gay, Ga. on Thursday morning.

One of the adults was treated and released from the hospital. The third victim, who was a child, was not injured in the incident.

If or when the suspect is caught, he will be charged with cruelty to children since the crime happened in the presence of the child. 

There is no word yet on any possible motives.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office at (706) 672-4489.

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