Knoxville dad accused of taking son from mother

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A father with a lengthy criminal record is accused of taking his seven year-old son away from the boy's custodial mom without her permission.

Timothy Finley, 31, is facing a charge of Custodial Interference, according to the Knox Co. Sheriff's Dept. He is being held on $5,000 bond. Robert Finley Ryan, 34, who the sheriff's office says was with Finley at the time, is charged with accessory after the fact. He is also being held on $5,000 bond.

Finley is accused of taking his son around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Reports indicate, he and Ryan were found a short time later on Gap Rd.and were arrested without incident.


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