UPDATE: Crockett Co. deputies capture suspect wanted in Jackson

UPDATE — Crockett County deputies have captured a man wanted out of Jackson on shoplifting and felony evading charges, according to Sheriff Troy Klyce.

Hear from the sheriff this evening on WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News.

Jackson police confirm this is the same suspect wanted in a incident earlier Tuesday at Wal-Mart in north Jackson.

Original story:

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. — The sheriff’s office is searching for a suspect wanted on shoplifting and felony evading charges by Jackson police.

Christopher Parker is believed to be on foot in the Young Cemetery/Highway 70-79 area near Gadsden, according to the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office.

Parker is described as a white male, five feet eight inches tall, 183 pounds, with thin, brown hair, hazel eyes and devil horns tattooed on his forehead, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff Troy Kylce says they have found the suspect’s vehicle.

They say Parker has an extensive criminal history.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office at 731-696-2104.

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