Police still searching for kidnapped woman, suspect in custody

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Police released two photos of Taryn Webster – one with dark hair and the other with lighter hair.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police have issued an alert for Tayrn Webster after she was allegedly kidnapped Monday afternoon.

A witness told police the victim was being chased by a man – later identified as Eric Wells – in a gold Honda Accord. Webster allegedly lost control of her Camry and struck a pole at Brooks Road and Hilda.

Eric Wells

That’s when Wells jumped out of the car, assaulted Webster and then forced her into his car.

Wells was taken into custody and his car recovered on Woodstone Circle, but the victim was no where to be found.

She is still missing at this time.

Webster is described as being 4’10” to 5’2″and 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black tank top.

If you see her or know anything that could help call police.

Wells has been booked into the Shelby County Jail and charged with aggravated kidnapping.

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