MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who escaped his court hearing Friday afternoon.
According to the sheriff's department, Cory Alan Rone, 39, fled the courthouse and assaulted a deputy. Officials said Rone shoved the deputy who tried to stop him at the door.
Officials told 2 Works for You the deputy, an older man who suffered head and leg injuries, was up walking and alert afterward. However, he was still taken to the hospital by another deputy.
Court records show a warrant for Rone has been issued for escape from lawful detention and assault and battery on a deputy.
Deputies described Rone as a white male, 6'3", approximately 200 lbs. and has several distinct tattoos. He is suspected of driving a Gray Ford Escort with damage to the right bumper and the license plate ECL-650.
Deputies said Rone has been convicted of several felonies in the past, including multiple charges of possessing a firearm after former felony conviction, manufacturing and distributing illegal drugs, resisting arrest, escape from prison, and several others.
The department said Rone is considered to be dangerous, and it is unknown if he has a gun.
If you have information regarding his whereabouts, contact police immediately.
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