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Bound woman at Va. hospital freed self with teeth

Albert Murray (Arlington police)

The woman is a cafeteria manager at Virginia Hospital Center. A co-worker in the cafeteria, Albert Murray, 48, of Alexandria, is charged with holding her at knifepoint on Saturday afternoon. He demanded the combination to a locked safe, police said, then bound the woman with an electrical cord after she said she didn’t know the combination.

Murray rolled the safe out of the hospital on a chair and loaded it into the trunk of a taxi, police said. He was arrested by police who arrived after the woman, who had since freed herself, called authorities.

Murray was charged with armed robbery, abduction, robbery and other offenses.

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