Manhunt underway in Strawberry Plains area for suspect

Manhunt underway in Strawberry Plains area for suspect in several crimes

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Jeffrey Thornhill (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) Jeffrey Thornhill (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A search is underway in Knox County for a man wanted on 22 outstanding warrants.

Knox County sheriff's deputies are searching for Jeffrey Thornhill, 36.

The manhunt began Wednesday night on Corum Road in the Strawberry Plains area when Thornhill ran from officers.

The suspect is believed to be on foot.

Thornhill's charges include aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, failure to appear and felony evasion.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Knox County Sheriff's Office at (865) 215-2243.

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