WOOD COUNTY — Wood County authorities are currently searching for a man after he fled deputies serving a warrant on Monday evening.
Wood County Deputies went to serve a warrant for possession of stolen property on 51-year old Rysty Lynn Pruitt on CR 3490 in the Hawkins area.
Upon arrival, Pruitt jumped in a vehicle and a chase ensued to an oil lease road where he jumped out of the vehicle and ran.
A warrant for Pruitt has been issued for evading arrest with a vehicle.
Pruitt is very well known in the Hawkins area.
If you know of Pruitt’s whereabouts, contact Wood County Crime stoppers at 903-763-CASH (2274) or Wood County Sheriff’s Department at 903-763-2201