Suspect of hit-and-run in Benton, Ky. in custody
BENTON, Ky. (KFVS) - The suspect of a hit-and-run in Benton, Kentucky was taken into custody on Sunday, September 17.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office announced the suspect was taken into custody Sunday afternoon.
According to a release from the sheriff’s office, deputies and officers with the Benton City Police were looking for a male suspect who reportedly wrecked a vehicle near 3312 Dogtown Road in Benton. The suspect fled on foot into a wooded area.
The suspect was described as a white male with dark curly hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing hospital scrubs and a maroon T-shirt.
Authorities say residents in the area may resume normal activities after they were encouraged to lock their homes and vehicles while the suspect was on the run.
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