A Gilmer County man was arrested Saaturday after he pointed a loaded rifle at his mother.

State Police went to Duskcamp Road after Robert Cottrill threatened his mom with a gun.

Following the incident Cottrill fled and was caught on a nearby road.

He is charged with wanton endangerment involving a firearm and remains in the Central Regional Jail. Bail is $5,000.

State Police and the Gilmer County Sheriff's Department responded.

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