Hemphill County officials looking for man who fled during traffic stop

John Sutton
John Sutton(The Canadian Record)
Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 10:34 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 at 10:08 AM CDT
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HEMPHILL COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who fled during a traffic stop yesterday evening.

According to the Canadian Record, authorities are searching for 53-year-old John Wesley Sutton.

He is described as 5 foot 10 inches, weighing 200 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Officials say he fled during a traffic stop.

He was last seen on U.S. 83 and County Road 3, north of Canadian.

Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office believe he is headed toward North River Road and Hill Road, the Canadian Record said.

The public is asked not to approach him.

Anyone with information is asked to call HCSO at (806) 323-5326.

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