Army investigators accused of kidnapping

March 29, 2011 9:00:00 PM PDT
Federal authorities are investigating accusations involving law enforcement officers at Fort Bragg.

Four Army CID investigators are accused of kidnapping and threatening a civilian. The agents have been suspended.

In an e-mail statement, Army CID spokesperson Chris Gray says the Army takes the allegations very seriously and is committed to thoroughly investigating the alleged incident.

The statement goes on the say CID is cooperating with investigators from the FBI and the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. The FBI is leading the investigation that includes special agents from the CID Standards of Conduct Office.

The Army won't comment on the specific details of the investigation, but ABC11 has learned the four officers are accused of kidnapping a civilian, taking him to a remote spot in Fort Bragg and threatening to kill him.

The civilian allegedly was involved with the wife of one of the CID agents.

The kidnapping reportedly happened in the past week. No names or identities have been released.

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