Assault call leads to chase on Knoxville's east side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A late night police search on Knoxville's east side lands a juvenile in police custody.

Around 10:45 Monday night, officers responded to an assault call in the 3400 block of Martin Luther King Ave.

As officers arrived, a teenager ran from police.

Officers set up a perimeter around MLK, Bentley Street and Ashland Avenue to search the area. K9 officers were also called in.

After a short search, the teen was arrested. Right now authorities don't know if the teen was involved in the assault.

The victim suffered minor injuries.


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