Trenton police are searching for a black man who stole a car and escaped in Humboldt, Tennessee. The man was last seen wearing a black hoodie. Authorities requested the public’s help to provide any information about the suspect and incident.
A group of about six or seven people got into a verbal altercation around Second and Lexington Streets in Trenton, Tennessee, just after 6:00 p.m. on Thursday (April 5). Trenton police said that witnesses heard shots fired in the area, and one person stole a car, which led to a chase.
Man Escapes after Chase
The chase rallied down to Humboldt, Tennessee, with police following the stolen car. But the driver got out of the vehicle and ditched it behind a Walmart in Humboldt. Investigators then searched the area with the help of a Madison County K9. Police placed a nearby nursing home in lock-down as a safety precaution.
Police Looking for Suspect
According to police, the driver is a black man standing between 5’6″ and 5’8″, wearing a black hoodie. Police asked for the public’s help in identifying the man at large, and for information about the group of men in Trenton.
The investigation is well underway, and officials are combing the area for clues. If you have any information at all concerning the incident, please call Trenton Police at (731) 855-1413.