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Update 1:25 pm:

Knox County deputies said security camera footage helped them identify the man who tried to kidnap a student on Pellissippi State's Hardin Valley campus.

An 18-year-old woman told a campus security guard that when she was on the walking track, a man pointed at gun at her face and tried to drag her into the woods. She managed to get away and the man ran off.

There were no security cameras on the walking track, but officials said they believe they caught the man on security footage inside a building on campus.

The footage showed Gregory Crenshaw, 19, before and after the incident. At one point, investigators said Crenshaw changed his clothes and discarded his shirt and shorts on campus.

Pellissippi State confirmed Friday that Crenshaw attended the college.

Deputies arrested Crenshaw at the house he shares with his mother on Graves Street shortly before midnight Thursday.

Officials charged the 19-year-old with aggravated kidnapping.

He was out of jail on bond, following two aggravated burglaries and two felony thefts in February.

Update 1:45 am:

The Knox County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the man accused of trying to kidnap a student at gunpoint on Pellissippi State's Hardin Valley campus is in custody.

Officials said 19-year-old Gregory Crenshaw is charged with aggravated kidnapping, and deputies took him into custody at about midnight Friday without incident.

He was out of jail on bond, following two aggravated burglaries and two felony thefts in February.

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Authorities are searching for a man on Pellissippi State's Hardin Valley campus who a student claims tried to abduct her at gunpoint.

According to officials at Pellissippi State, a female student flagged down a security guard Thursday afternoon and said a man pointed a gun in her face and tried to drag her into the woods.

She got away, and the man ran off.

She described the man approximately 6' tall, with a thin build, a clean shaven head, wearing grey shorts and a white t-shirt. He was last seen heading east in the F2 parking lot behind education building.the Educations Resources Center building.

School officials say all campus buildings were searched, and the man wasn't found. All campus activities are in normal operations.

If someone spots the man on campus, they are asked to call the security office at 865-694-6649.

The campus was not put on lockdown, but an alert was put on their Facebook page.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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