A Tennessee man is accused of kidnapping his Tinder date and trying to buy her car back for $500.
According to local outlet WREG, Elijah Darius Scott (25), from Memphis, Tennessee was booked into the Shelby County Jail Tuesday. He was charged with carjacking, aggravated robbery and employment of a weapon during a dangerous felony.
According to the alleged victim, Scott demanded money and her phone after she agreed to meet Darius. He threatened to shoot her .
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Panicked, Scott fled the 2007 Kia Rondo victim, taking her purse, iPhone, and $50 in cash.
The victim reported the incident to police. Scott sent her a text and offered to buy her car back for $500.
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Scott is currently in jail on a $260,000 bond. He was also charged in July 2021 with being one of four men who allegedly stole $60,000 worth items from a Memphis woman’s house.
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The authorities claimed that Scott was among the three people who found the stolen goods in the house next to them. However, the charges against Scott were dropped later.