A Perry County man charged with wanton endangerment and assault after allegedly ramming two police cruisers last week has escaped from custody.
Kentucky River Regional Jail officials confirmed that 35-year-old William Feltner escaped while being transported from the Perry County courthouse after his arraignment on Monday.
According to dispatchers, Feltner escaped near the Daniel Boone Hotel in Hazard.
Anyone with information concerning this case should contact the Hazard City Police at 436-2222 or the Perry County Sheriff’s Office at 439-4523.Authorities were centering the search early Monday evening along Highway 15 just below Morton Blvd. Drivers are urged to use caution in the area.
The Herald will have more on this story as information becomes available.