Woman punched by child's father during attempted kidnapping - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Woman punched by child's father during attempted kidnapping

Gina Ricard (Source: MPD) Gina Ricard (Source: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A woman is behind bars after she tried to kidnap a little boy. 

The boy's father told police that the woman grabbed his son and tried to run off with the child. 

The dad punched 53-year-old Gina Ricard as he fought to get his son back. 

Ricard fled the scene in a black SUV before going to a fire station saying that she tried to stop a kidnapping and was hit. 

Officers arrested her after realizing she matched a suspect description. 

While giving her statement, she said God told her to help the boy. 

Ricard is charged with felony criminal attempt and especially aggravated kidnapping. 

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