Authorities search for man involved in fight with deputy

Published: Apr. 1, 2012 at 3:19 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2012 at 11:20 PM CDT
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DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Four men tried to overtake a DeKalb County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop.

It happened in the very north end of the county just after 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say the deputy pulled over a car off County Road 169 out near the Georgia state line.

Four men got out of the vehicle and started a fight with the deputy. State Troopers and other officers were called to the scene. Three of the men were taken into custody.

Police are looking for the fourth person involved. Officials say he ran into the woods unarmed; he has not been located at this time.

The deputy suffered only minor injuries.

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