Dade County looking for suspect who stole a deputy’s vehicle

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) – A suspect managed to escape arrest earlier today by stealing a Dade County Patrol vehicle, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

He was already in custody in back of the vehicle, when the deputy got out.

Officials say the suspect forced himself through a petition and drove off.

They recovered the vehicle, but the suspect was gone.

Deputies were still searching for him Friday evening.

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