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Son pulls gun on father for pills

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) – A man is now in police custody after allegedly pulling a gun on his father and demanding Hydro pills.

According to Caruthersville Police, a 34-year-old white male was arrested after his father called in to report an assault. Upon arrival, officers say the father told them his son had assaulted him, took a loaded pistol from him by force and demanded he open his safe and give him Hydros.

Officers were able to arrest the son without incident and took him to the Pemiscot County Jail. The son is held there for first degree assault, first degree robbery, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, and felonious restraint. He is being held in lieu of $215,000 bond.

No names are being released pending the filing of formal charges.

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