LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Loudon County Sheriff's Office said a man is in custody after stealing a vehicle in Knox County and evaded authorities who were chasing him.
According to deputies, the Tennessee Highway Patrol pursued a man who stole a vehicle in Knox County Thursday. The LCSO said the chased ended on Harris Road off of Pond Creek after the man crashed the vehicle into a fence. Deputies said the man evaded troopers and ran off into a field on Harris Road.
The LCSO said deputies brought in K-9 teams, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol assisted with a helicopter to help ground teams find the man. They later took him into custody around 1:20 p.m.