Man arrested for DUI, escapes from back of police car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville police are looking for a person who escaped out of the back of a patrol car Friday morning.

Police arrested the man on Northshore Drive around Papermill Drive around 4:00a.m. on suspcion of driving under the influence.

That's when police say he took off.

They searched the area, even calling in K9 units.

If you know anything about where the man might be, call police.