Man Accused Of Assaulting Knox County Deputy

Posted at 7:12 AM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 07:12:01-04

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– An officer was chasing a man on foot when he was led into the woods and attacked.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Department was responding to a burglary Monday night on Young’s Creek Road.

When arriving on scene, three men were standing on the property and 22-year-old Luke Roark fled on foot.

While a deputy was chasing him, they ran into the woods and Roark attacked him.

Roark has been arrested on multiple charges including evading police and assaulting a police officer.