(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A 49-year-old man was charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted robbery after he tried to abduct a 74-year old woman.
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Charles Hester III approached the elderly woman as she was loading groceries into the trunk of her vehicle. He apparently asked the woman for a ride to Nashville. When the woman refused to give Hester a ride, he threatened her with a gun and demanded she get into the vehicle.
The woman and Hester both fled, according to the Commercial Appeal.
Hester admitted to being at the scene and asking for money, but denied he threatened the woman. He is currently being held on $50,000 bond.
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