GRADY COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- Oklahoma Highway Patrol was part of a manhunt in Grady County today for a man wanted out of Georgia.
According to the OHP public information officer, OHP officers conducted a traffic stop this morning. The suspect took off on foot. OHP then set up a perimeter and flew aircraft overhead to locate him. He was taken into custody after a brief pursuit as he was running through a creek bed barefooted.
Wade Eric William York has been arrested. He was caught near mile marker 38 EB on I-44 just before 8:00 a.m. today.
He was wanted out of Georgia for aggravated assault and three counts of cruelty against children in the 3rd degree. He is now also facing charges of eluding a police officer, resisting, and speeding.