Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy injured during scuffle with suspect

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LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say assaulted a deputy over the weekend.

They say Deputy Keith Dinsmore was investigating a complaint off Reed Valley Road near London at 6:50 a.m. Sunday.

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Someone called to report some suspicious subjects in a car in the driveway of their home.

When Dinsmore arrived at the scene and did a check, the deputy found out one of the of subjects, 46-year-old Larry Wilder, was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

The sheriff says when Dinsmore tried to arrest Wilder, there was a fight and Wilder shoved the deputy down and ran off.

Dinsmore was taken to St. Joseph Hospital London with numerous injuries.

The sheriff says Wilder is wanted for failure to appear in court on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Anyone with information on Wilder’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s office at 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000.