Video shows man pull up pants, crawl through fence to escape Rusk County deputy

Video shows man pull up pants, crawl through fence to escape Rusk County deputy
Video shows man pulls up pants, crawl through fence to escape Rusk County deputy (Source: Rusk County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who ran from an RCSO deputy on the night of Sept. 11.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office posted dashcam video of the man on its Facebook page.

In the video, the man stops his blue pickup in front of what appears to be a locked gate, jumps out, hitches up his shorts, and starts running. He crawls through the gate’s metal bars and disappears into the night.

**UPDATE: Individual has been identified, thank you all very much!!** The Rusk County Sheriff's Office is seeking to identify this individual who fled from law enforcement on September 11, 2020. If anyone knows this person's identity, please contact Rusk County Crime Stoppers, RCSO Investigator Shane Perrault at (903) 657-3581 X-207, or send a Facebook message. Unrelated comments on this post will be hidden. Tipsters may remain anonymous. Note: The pursuing deputy did jump the fence and pursue the individual; however, the deputy terminated the pursuit to preserve the safety of himself and the pursued subject when sight of the individual was lost in the overgrowth within the wooded area.

Posted by Rusk County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

“Note: The pursuing deputy did jump the fence and pursue the individual; however, the deputy terminated the pursuit to preserve the safety of himself and the pursued subject when sight of the individual was lost within the overgrowth in the wooded area,” the Facebook post stated.

Anyone who thinks they can identify the man in the video is urged to call Rusk County Crime Stoppers, RCSO Investigator Shane Parrault at (903) 657-3581 extension 207, or send a Facebook message.

“Tipsters may remain anonymous,” the Facebook post stated.

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