Lady kidnapped whereas jogging close to College of Memphis, police mentioned

A lady jogging early Friday was kidnapped close to the College of Memphis, police mentioned.

Eliza Fletcher.Memphis Police Dept.

The lady, Eliza Fletcher, 34, was jogging round 4:20 a.m. when an “unknown particular person” approached her and compelled her into an SUV within the space of Central Avenue and Zach H Curlin Avenue, Memphis police mentioned in a statement.

The suspect was in a dark-colored automobile and was touring westbound on Central.

Fletcher’s private objects have been recovered however she has not been discovered. On the time of the kidnapping, she was sporting purple jogging shorts and a pink prime.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, Memphis police introduced {that a} “automobile of curiosity” had been positioned and its driver detained for questioning.

“Eliza Fletcher has not been positioned,” the division tweeted. “That is an ongoing investigation.” 

The FBI and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have been helping with the seek for the avid runner, kindergarten teacher, and mother of two.

At a information convention Saturday, police mentioned safety video proof of a doable kidnapping raised the case’s precedence stage because it was reworked from a lacking particular person to an abduction.

Police have been referred to as to the college simply earlier than 8 a.m. to help campus police, and are urging anybody with info to name 911.

Dennis Romero, Daniela Mencos and Anthony Cusumano contributed.

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