Man wanted after taking child from mother now in custody

Mark Obrian Gathers, 25, of Charleston
Mark Obrian Gathers, 25, of Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — Authorities in North Charleston say the man who was wanted for kidnapping his child is in custody.

North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor says Mark Obrian Gathers, 25, of Charleston was wanted after forcibly taking his 9-month-old from the child’s mother. We’re told the mother is the custodial parent.

Authorities say the child was located and Gathers is in custody. Details haven’t been released surrounding his disappearance and capture.

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