Police: Man arrested after report of kidnapping in Buckhead
Police said they have arrested a man after receiving a report of a kidnapping from a Buckhead salon.
It happened around 5 p.m. Monday at a salon located at 22 Bennett Street. Atlanta police said 19-year-old Eric Harris was fighting with Shayla Thomas outside of her job. Witnesses told police it looked like Harris forced Thomas into his car before driving off.
Thomas told FOX 5 News she was not kidnapped.
Woman at center of reported kidnapping/attack says she’s OK, just argued with boyfriend @FOX5Atlanta pic.twitter.com/CG7rjFTuG6
— Marissa Mitchell (@MarissaMFOX5) April 24, 2017
Harris was found a short time later in the parking lot of a nearby Chick-fil-A.
Harris tried to run, but officer quickly caught up with him.
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Harris is wanted in Florida for burglary and will face charges assault charges in Atlanta for this incident. Police also said they will also charge Harris with drug possession after finding illegal narcotics in his car.