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Clearfield County man threatens to kidnap a baby

CLEARFIELD —  A Hawk Run man is currently jailed and is facing burglary and kidnapping charges for reportedly breaking into a woman’s home and threatening to take her baby.

State Police say 21-year-old Charles Wilkinson was arrested Friday morning outside a home in Morris Township. Wilkinson had allegedly forced his way into the home earlier and told the victim that he was going to take her baby, and he was claiming that it was his. Police noted they believed Wilkinson was under the influence of drugs.

Wilkinson is in being held in the Clearfield County Jail on $100,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for this Wednesday.