Man admits to trying to kidnap woman - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man admits to trying to kidnap woman

Hal Burks (Source: SCSO) Hal Burks (Source: SCSO)

A Memphis man is accused of trying to kidnap a woman the morning of Saturday, August 27. 

According to police, the victim was walking on Ross Road near the intersection of Raines Road by Kirby Middle School around 10 a.m. 

The suspect, Hal Burks, is accused of approaching her twice. Police say Burks first asked the woman if she wanted a ride, then tried to pull her into his car. 

Police say the victim was able to break free and take off running. She was then able to call her mom and get a ride. 

Police said Burks admitted to grabbing the victim and said he wanted to date her. Burts is charged with attempted kidnapping. 

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