Heflin Police: Nude man attempted to run over officers

William Deon Threatt (Heflin Police)

Heflin Police say a nude man attempted to run over officers Wednesday night.

Police responded to a business off of I-20 on reports of a suspicious man in the parking lot. Officers arrived to find the man sitting nude in his car behaving strangely. As officers got closer to the suspect, police say he tried to run over officers and a man with a young child in the lot.

A pursuit began on I-20 West towards Oxford where Oxford Police were waiting to help. The suspect took exit 188 in Oxford when police say he tried to run over Oxford officers before police were finally able to stop his vehicle.

Police say the suspect, William Deon Threatt, then fought with officers until he was cuffed and taken into custody. No officers or the suspect were seriously injured during the incident.

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