Sheriff catches wanted man after pursuit

Sheriff catches wanted man after pursuit

COOK CO., GA (WALB) - A man wanted by deputies after a pursuit that ended in a crash has been caught.

The chase happened Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Hwy. 41 and ended in southern Cook County.

According to a report, the driver, who was not named, wrecked his car on Old Coffee Road near Cecil.

Cook County Sheriff Douglas Hanks caught the suspect on Old Coffee Road just after 5:30 p.m.

The Sheriff's Office received a tip that a man matching the description was trying to hitch a ride.

Before the chase, Hahira Police were attempting to pull the man over for a traffic violation.

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