MEMPHIS, TN--A Memphis truck driver is in jail after being arrested on rape and kidnapping charges.
Police say Mateen Malik Hudson picked up a prostitute in the area of Lamar Ave. and Winchester Rd. in southeast Memphis Sunday evening.
According to a police affidavit, Hudson beat the woman, raped her, tied her up with duct tape, and took off towards Nashville with her in his truck.
Investigators say outside of Nashville, he removed the duct tape, and the victim hit him in the head with a shoe. Police say Hudson stopped the truck and beat her repeatedly with his fists, causing injuries to her head.
The victim was able to escape after Hudson pulled into a truck stop in east Tennessee to get some food. Authorities were notified, and Hudson was stopped by Cumberland County deputies while heading east on I-40 near Crossville.
Hudson is being held at the Shelby County Jail on a $250,000 bo