Benton Co. Deputies Looking for Suspected Car Thief

7 Eyewitness News Staff

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. - Benton County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they said stole three cars early Saturday morning, crashing two of them.

They received the call about 1:30 a.m. from someone who witnessed his vehicle being stolen right in his own driveway.

Deputies said the victim then followed the suspected thief down the road.

Investigators believe he wrecked the car, then ran off into the woods a few miles from another crashed vehicle, which deputies believe the suspect crashed earlier.

Now deputies believe the suspect is in a while older model Chevrolet SUV with firefighter tags.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Benton County Sheriff's Department at (731) 584-4632.


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