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Legal Statutes: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Article 10 - Kidnapping and Abduction

back to top14-43.3. Felonious restraint

A person commits the offense of felonious restraint if he unlawfully restrains another person without that person's consent, or the consent of the person's parent or legal custodian if the person is less than 16 years old, and moves the person from the place of the initial restraint by transporting him in a motor vehicle or other conveyance. Violation of this section is a Class F felony. Felonious restraint is considered a lesser included offense of kidnapping.
1985, c. 545, § 1. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 539, § 1147, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Laws 1994 (1st Ex. Sess.), c. 24, § 14(c), eff. March 26, 1994.