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Man arrested in kidnapping, attempted rape of Collierville woman

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COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — A Somerville man accused of attacking a woman in Collierville last month has been arrested.

Cadarius Luellen approached a woman walking down Market Boulevard near Green Oaks and tried to rape her, police said.

When she called her husband to tell him she was worried a man was following her home from the park, he allegedly threw the woman’s phone in a yard and managed to take off her pants.

She screamed and escaped. Her husband called 911.

Authorities said the 28-year-old Luellen was taken into custody on Monday thanks to the help of the public.

He’s been charged with aggravated kidnapping and attempted rape.


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