Kilgore Police lead Saturday-morning manhunt; suspect still at large | News
KILGORE, TX (KLTV)- Kilgore Police are on the lookout for a suspect who evaded them in an early morning manhunt involving numerous officers.
It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday when police attempted a routine traffic stop of a vehicle in the 800 block of Highway 259 in Kilgore.
Officials say the suspect then bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot into a small wooded area.
Police set up a perimeter, called in a helicopter and even a K-9 unit, but found no sign of the suspect and were forced to end the search.
Kilgore Police say the vehicle involved in the chase is registered to Keith Allan Hooks, 22, of Overton. Hooks' drivers license was also recovered from the vehicle.
Hooks is wanted on outstanding warrants, and was also found to be in possession of marijuana , which officers found in his car.
Anyone with information on Hooks' whereabouts is asked to call Kilgore Police.
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