Man accused of assaulting, kidnapping girlfriend in Oxford

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is behind bars accused of assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend in Oxford.

Investigators said Alan Clay attacked his girlfriend while the couple visited a friend at University Trails on August 2.

Witnesses said they saw Clay drag his girlfriend through the parking lot after he assaulted her. He then forced her into a car and drove off.

A short time later, Clay stopped at a different apartment complex to switch cars.

That's when his girlfriend made her escape. She was able to get into her car and drive home to Marshall County.

Marshall County deputies found her sleeping in her car, exhausted from the experience.

Oxford officers found Clay and arrested him for assault and kidnapping. His bond was set at $25,000.

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