Good Samaritan Kidnapped, Robbed, Beaten


from NewsChannel 5

A Good Samaritan, who was trying to help a man in need, ended up getting kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Rutherford County. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Monday in Murfreesboro.

Officials with Murfreesboro Police said a man was driving when he saw another man jumping up and down waving for help. Police said the driver slowed down to help the man, but the suspect pulled out a gun and hopped in the victim’s vehicle. After that the victim withdrew $500 from a ATM, drove the kidnapper to another location, and was pistol whipped.