Posted on September 7, 2022

Memphis Kidnapping Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Abducting Mom, Baby From Target

Joshua Lynch, New York Post, September 7, 2022

Police arrested one of the two suspects in connection to the kidnapping of a mother and her 1-year-old son outside a Target in Memphis, Tenn.

Will Hayes, 25, was charged Tuesday with two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, and employment of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.

Will Hayes

Will Hayes

Hayes and another male suspect, who has yet to be identified and remains on the run, forced the mother and child into their gold Chevrolet Malibu on Aug. 31.


According to Action News 5, Hayes has previously been arrested for theft, vandalism and credit card fraud.