Deputies: Man kidnaps his wife and two kids at gunpoint


KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman and her children were taken from their Kentucky home at gunpoint and forced to go to North Carolina by the woman’s husband, according to Knox County authorities.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Department says a woman called, saying her husband, 24-year-old Aaron Dees, took her and her two children Saturday and drove them to Jackson Springs, North Carolina.

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According to deputies, Dees threatened to shoot the woman and her children if they tried to get help.

The victim got away from her husband in North Carolina and returned to Gray, Kentucky.

Deputies say Dees was found and arrested at a home in London, Kentucky.

He has been charged with kidnapping and wanton endangerment.