(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.