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Authorities arrest fugitive wanted for violent carjacking

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Alan Dale Rhys (Source: Hopkins County Jail) Alan Dale Rhys (Source: Hopkins County Jail)
HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Hopkins County man wanted in connection with a violent carjacking in Saltillo on Sunday night has been arrested.

According to Hopkins County officials, Franklin County authorities arrested Alan Dale Rhys, 37, at a McDonald's in Mount Vernon on Monday. Rhys had been the subject of a regional and statewide alert for allegedly assaulting a family member and then stealing his car. The stolen car was later found wrecked in Franklin County.

The victim was taken to a Winnsboro hospital.

Rhys has been transported back to the Hopkins County Jail on are warrant for aggravated robbery. More charges are also possible

Saltillo is a small community in Hopkins County located 16 miles east of Sulphur Springs.

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