Richmond man arrested in attempted abduction at Zaxby’s

Richmond man arrested in attempted abduction at Zaxby’s

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Police have arrested a man accused of attempting to abduct a woman from Wednesday night.

The alleged incident happened outside of Zaxby’s on Tim Price Way around 8:30 p.m.

Marquise Bailey, 30, of Richmond, is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail and is charged with abduction.

Police say an employee was helping a man carry food items to his vehicle when he grabbed her wrist and asked her to get into the trunk. Luckily, the woman was able to break free and go inside the restaurant for help.

In a statement, Zaxby’s said, “We appreciate the fast response of the Chesterfield County Police. ... We are thankful that our fellow team member is safe, but she is understandably shaken up, so we request that her privacy be respected at this time.”

Anyone with information on the attempted abduction should call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

Marquise Bailey is accused of trying to put a woman in his trunk outside a Zaxby's.
Marquise Bailey is accused of trying to put a woman in his trunk outside a Zaxby's. ((Source: Chesterfield police))

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