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Two Memphis teens charged in attempted kidnapping at Saddle Creek in Germantown

Germantown Police said an 18 and a 19-year-old were arrested and being held on federal charges including kidnapping in the December 2022 incident.

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Germantown Police said two Memphis teens have been charged in connection with an attempted kidnapping at The Shops of Saddle Creek in December 2022.

GPD said Thursday, March 2, 2023, that Malik Malone, 18, and Adrian Pegues, 19, were arrested and are in custody on federal charges that include kidnapping. 

Investigators said two suspects tried to kidnap a woman as she was leaving the parking lot at the shopping center about 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 2022. They said a bystander reportedly confronted the two suspects before the two let the woman go. 

The woman sustained minor injuries, according to Germantown Police.

Germantown Police said the case against the two suspects is now being handled by the U.S. Attorney's Office.

**Update to Attempted Kidnapping that occurred at 7615 West Farmington (Saddle Creek) on December 30, 2022** Malik...

Posted by Germantown Police Department on Thursday, March 2, 2023

Anyone with more information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Germantown Police Department at 901-754-7222. Tips can also be emailed to tips@germantown-tn.gov.

**At approximately 8:00 p.m. officers responded to 7615 W. Farmington in regard to an attempted kidnapping. Two male...

Posted by Germantown Police Department on Friday, December 30, 2022

Attempted abduction at Saddle Creek yesterday! Be aware of who you are parked near. If it looks suspicious. Don’t get out or avoid going back to car! Note all of the empty parking places around her car. Yet this car is right up next to her car! Stay alert at all times! Thank God for brave man who steps in and stops crime!

Posted by Earle Farrell on Saturday, December 31, 2022

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