MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Two Memphis man are charged after police say they tried to break into Gus’s Fried Chicken in downtown Memphis.
Police got an alarm call to the restaurant in the 300 blockof S. Front St. Monday. The responding officer saw two men in the back of therestaurant, which is surrounded by a fence topped with barbed wire. The officersaw the two men drop sledgehammers they were holding, and start running.
Investigators say another officer spotted them running towardsPontotoc Avenue. The officers say after a short chase, they found CorderionHarris hiding under a parked car. Jerry Jackson was found and taken intocustody on Talbot Street.
Harris and Jackson are both charged with attempted burglary.