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Deputies: Father and son charged after kidnapping, assault

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Cecil Henson Sr. is in custody. (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office) Cecil Henson Sr. is in custody. (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office)
Cecil Henson Jr. is in custody.(Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office) Cecil Henson Jr. is in custody.(Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office)
RUTHERFORDTON, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies say a father and son are in custody after a reported kidnapping and assault in Rutherfordton, NC.

Cecil Lee Henson Sr. and his son, Cecil Lee Henson Jr., were charged with assault and battery, communicating threats, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and first degree kidnapping in connection with the incident, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies said the victim was repeatedly assaulted between Wednesday and Thursday by the Hensons with their hands and knives.

The victim was able to escape on Thursday morning and went to Rutherford Hospital, deputies said.

Deputies obtained a search warrant at the Hensons' house on Clarence Henson Road in Rutherfordton and arrested Cecil Lee Henson Sr. on Thursday, they said.

Cecil Lee Henson Jr. was taken into custody after being wanted for a short period of time on Friday.

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