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Sheriff's office says man fled deputies with child in car

By News 5 Staff, news@wcyb.com
Published On: Sep 03 2014 11:18:06 AM CDT
09-02-14 Brian Hawkins
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. -

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is still looking for a man that ran from deputies with a child in his car.

Deputies tied to stop Brian Hawkins on Friday, but Hawkins sped off. The sheriff's office tells us Hawkins crossed into oncoming traffic several times trying to get away.

He got up to 65 miles per hour in a 25 mile-per-hour zone.

Deputies say they learned Hawkins had a young child in his car and stopped the chase.

Hawkins is wanted for evading arrest, reckless endangerment, and other charges.

Anyone with information should call the Sullivan County Sheriffs Office at (423) 279-7500.