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Officials seek ETX man who hit deputy with motorcycle, fled

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Richard Ryan Cook (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office) Richard Ryan Cook (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office)

From the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office:

On August 9, 2013 at approximately 10:45 a.m. deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve Richard Ryan Cook DOB/09-26-1976 with a Felony Pardon and Parole Warrant at his residence located in the area of the south end of FM747.

As deputies were approaching the residence on foot, the subject fled on a motorcycle, striking one of the Cherokee County Deputies.

Several units with the Cherokee County Sheriffs’ Office, troopers with Texas Department of Public Safety, Precinct One Constable Lynn Kelley, Precinct Three Constable Eddie Lee and the Texas Department of Public Safety Helicopter assisted in the attempting to locate Richard Ryan Cook for approximately five hours.

Cherokee County Precinct One Justice of the Peace, Judge Brenda Dominy, has issued an arrest warrant for Felony 1, Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant using a deadly weapon during the assault. The deadly weapon being the motorcycle.

The Cherokee County Deputy Sheriff struck by the motorcycle is in good condition.

Richard Ryan Cook DOB/09-26-1976, 5’ 10”, 150 lbs wanted for Aggravated Assault (Felony 1) and a Parole Warrant. The motorcycle is described as a café style sport bike, purple and black in color, unknown license plate number.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to approach the subject, call local law enforcement.

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