HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Deputies say a man is now custody after he fled from a crash, which led to a search in a neighboring county on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, Sept. 9 deputies with the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office urged residents to “secure your doors and vehicle” after a man fled from a crash in Hickman County and crashed in the 4400 block of Highway 230.
According to the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office, the man from the vehicle reportedly ran into the woods. However, when authorities searched the area, they couldn’t find him.
Officials described the man as approximately 5-feet 11-inches tall with a red beard, black shirt, and gym shorts.
Then, on Sunday, Sept. 10, deputies announced that the man – identified as Justin Jones, of Burns – was located and taken into custody.
It remains unclear why Jones allegedly fled from Hickman County authorities, or what charges he is facing at this time.
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