Man faces charges after running from traffic stop

5:53 PM, Jan 4, 2013   |    comments
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A Knoxville man is facing charges after he fought with officers during a traffic stop.

20-year-old Khiry Riddles is charged with assault, evading and resisting arrest.

It all started around 9:15 a.m. Friday on Whittle Springs Road during a traffic stop. Police say Riddles, a passenger in the car, got out and ran. When the officer caught up with Riddles, he fought back and the officer had to taze him.

The officer received minor injuries in the scuffle. Paramedics treated him at the scene.

The driver left the scene in the car.

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