KFC employee helps rescue kidnapping victim who left secret note: report


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A KFC employee in Tennessee has been credited with helping law enforcement arrest a man who kidnapped a woman, according to a report.

Diego Glay, 23, was arrested on Sunday for escaping arrest and kidnapping after the victim he was with secretly wrote a note asking for help and left it with the employee passionate, Fox 13 reported from Memphis.

After Glay and the woman left the restaurant, the employee called law enforcement to report a possible abduction, providing them with the note and a description of the man and woman, according to the report.

A KFC restaurant on July 14, 2020.
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Memphis Police Department officers were able to track down two people who matched the description provided by the employee before Glay looked them in the eye, refused their orders and fled, police said.

A KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) restaurant is seen in Bloomsburg.

A KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) restaurant is seen in Bloomsburg.
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After a brief foot chase, Glay was taken into custody and later charged.

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The woman who was allegedly held against her will told police she had been in a relationship with Glay and had been the victim of physical assaults and threats, Fox Memphis reported.

The victim said Glay was violent towards her and punched her in the face when she tried to leave him, according to court documents.

Diego Glay, 23, was arrested by the Memphis Police Department on May 15, 2022. (Memphis Police Department)

Diego Glay, 23, was arrested by the Memphis Police Department on May 15, 2022. (Memphis Police Department)
(Memphis Police Department)

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She also told police that Glay was armed with a handgun and that they were staying at various inexpensive hotels in the area, according to the documents.

Glay is due in court on June 1 and is being held on $35,000 bond.


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