Tennessee Man Allegedly Trapped Girlfriend In Apartment For Days, Burned Her With Cigarettes, Cops Say

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Source: Shelby County Sheriff’s Office; UNSPLASH

Aug. 8 2022, Published 3:27 p.m. ET

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A Tennessee man is accused of locking his girlfriend in his apartment and burning her with cigarettes last month, authorities said.

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According to the Memphis Police Department, the woman claimed to officers that Justin Mann, 35, had forced her into his home in Memphis on July 6 and allegedly kept her trapped for days, WREG reported.

While locked up, police claimed in court documents that Mann burned the alleged victim with lit cigarettes.

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On July 11, Mann told his girlfriend the apartment's door was “booby-trapped” before he left and went to the store, the documents show.

She fled the apartment after realizing he lied.

Mann faces charges of domestic assault and false imprisonment.


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