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UPDATE: Memphis man on TBI's Top Ten Most Wanted list captured

Eric Balken was wanted for several charges in Memphis and Shelby County.
Credit: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Eric Balken

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man who was on the TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list has been arrested.

35-year-old Eric Balkin was caught in Fort Wayne, Indiana, while working at a construction site.

Credit: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Balkin was wanted by Memphis Police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for 4 counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, 13 counts of aggravated robbery, 9 counts of aggravated assault, and 1 count of intentionally evading arrest in an automobile.

The TBI says Balkin is also wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for assault and the United States Marshals Service for a probation violation on a prior robbery charge.

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