Savannah man arrested for attempted kidnapping

Derrick Briscoe

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A Savannah man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to kidnap a teenage girl Sunday morning.

Police say 32-year-old Derrick Briscoe tried grabbing a 16-year-old and pulling her into his car, but during the struggle a passerby yelled at the suspect who then fled the scene.

Islands Precinct officers wee able to locate and arrest Briscoe within an hour of the incident using a physical description, a vehicle description and a partial license plate number.

He is currently charged with false imprisonment and more charges could be coming.

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