KFC employee rescues woman being held against her will

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis KFC employee saved the day after calling the police when a woman left a note begging for help.

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According to court records obtained by WHBQ-TV, Diego Glay, 23, was charged with evading arrest and kidnapping after allegedly holding a woman against her will.

The Memphis Police Department responded to a kidnapping call on Sunday afternoon in southeast Memphis.

A KFC employee told police that a woman had left a note begging for help and gave a description of the woman and the man with her, the affidavit said.

Officers were able to locate Diego Glay and the woman who matched the description given by the KFC employee.

Glay refused to obey officers’ commands and took off running. He was later arrested after a short foot chase.

The victim said that Glay held her against her will with physical assaults, threats and being armed with a handgun, records show. The victim also said she and Glay had been in a relationship.

She also told officers that the suspect had been physically abusive towards her, including punching her. When she attempted to leave, the victim said that Glay took her phone and kept her from leaving his sight for days at a time.

According to officials, the suspect said that he and the victim had been living in cheap, random hotels around the city.

Glay is due in court on May 17, and his bond was set at $35,000.