Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Attacking Girlfriend

Posted at 7:34 AM, Jul 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 08:36:07-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man has been accused of violently attacking and kidnapping his girlfriend in Rutherford County.

According to WGNS News Radio, the victim told Murfreesboro police that her boyfriend, identified as Chris Thedford, strangled her during an argument inside his car.

The victim said Thedford then refused to let her leave and was only able to escape after he pulled over near a shopping center.

Thedford was taken into custody in Smyrna. He was charged with aggravated domestic assault and kidnapping.