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Murphy man arrested for kidnapping

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested 53-year-old Teddy Lee Card for Kidnapping, Assault on a Female and Interfering with Emergency Communications.

On August 30, police arrived at a residence in Wolf Creek Community, the nature of the call was to investigate a “911 Hang Up Call.” Upon their arrival, deputies were able to determine that Card had stopped the female at the residence from leaving by grabbing her and choking her and then throwing her against a tree.

Card was arrested at the residence and brought to the Cherokee County Detention Center and placed on a $3,000 secure bond which he made. Card is scheduled to appear in Cherokee County District Court on September 03, 2014.

To report crime in Cherokee County you can call the anonymous tip line at 828-837-1344 or email a tip at or call 911 if you observe a crime in progress.

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