BURKESVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) – A possible sighting of the man accused of shooting a Putnam County officer over the weekend was reported in Burkesville, Ky. Thursday.
The mayor’s office told News 2 Floyd Cook was possibly spotted on Highway 61, near Interstate 65 south.
Authorities are asking for motorists to avoid the area.
Kentucky State Police told News 2 Cook reportedly went to a residence and asked for a ride Thursday but was denied.
The civilian reported the sighting to police.
A deputy sheriff reportedly encountered Cook before he fled into the woods.
Cook has been on the run since he allegedly shot an Algood officer during a traffic stop.
Two of Cook’s known-associates were arrested in Robertson County following an extensive manhunt Wednesday night.
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