Morgan County deputies looking for man who stole police car

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(WHNT) — Morgan County deputies are obtaining warrants for a man who they say eluded police and stole a Somerville police car.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputies stated a Somerville police officer attempted to stop Tyler James Freeman, but he eventually ran on foot before stealing a Somerville police vehicle. The vehicle was eventually found on Perkins Wood Road.

According to a Facebook post, Freeman was last seen on foot on Perkins Wood Road off of Highway 67 in Somerville.

Officials say Freeman is a white male and was last seen wearing grey sweatpants and a grey shirt.

Police do not believe Freeman is armed. If anyone has information related to Freeman’s whereabouts, call 911 or 256-350-4613.

In an update Saturday night, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office called off the search to obtain warrants on Freeman.

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