Ky. man tases probation officer and flees
The Kentucky State Police are investigating the escape of a Mayfield man who was on home incarceration
MAYFIELD, Ky. — The Kentucky State Police are investigating the escape of a Mayfield man who was on home incarceration.
Just before 10:00 am on July 12th, State Police were notified by Probation and Parole that Joshua T. Fox had just assaulted a Probation and Parole officer and a Mayfield Police officer who had attempted to take him into custody for a probation violation.
The investigation revealed that Fox became combative upon learning of his arrest and assaulted both officers. During the struggle, Fox took Mayfield Officer Logan Hampton’s Taser and deployed it striking Officer Hampton. Fox was then able to flee the residence.