Suspect in custody after manhunt in Loudon County

Crime and Courts

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — Loudon County Sheriff’s Office reports the suspect at the center of an earlier Wednesday manhunt was taken into custody. The sheriff’s office, along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and K-9 Units were searching for a man suspected of stealing a vehicle out of Knox County.

The initial pursuit with THP ended on Harris Road off of Pond Creek with the stolen vehicle crashing into a fence. The suspect was last seen running into a field off of Harris Road. He was wearing a white T-shirt and black pants/jeans.

LCSO had not yet identified the suspect as of 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. Check back for updates.

(Photo: LCSO)

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