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Hopkins Co. carjacking suspect in custody

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(HOPKINS CO. (KYTX) - A suspect wanted in a Hopkins County carjacking is in now in custody and charged with aggravated robbery.

Franklin County authorities arrested 37-year-old Alan Dale Rhys for the violent carjacking in the Saltillo area Sunday night.

Rhys was arrested at a McDonald's restaurant in Mt. Vernon.

Rhys had been the subject of a regional and state wide alert, for allegedly stealing a car from a family member and assaulting that family member.

The stolen car was later found wrecked in Franklin County.

Rhys has been transported back to the Hopkins County jail on a warrant for aggravated robbery, but more charges are possible.

 

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