UPDATE: The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office says two teenagers have been arrested in connection to a rock being thrown at a deputy’s windshield.
The juveniles were charged with assault, criminal mischief and failure to render aid leaving the scene of an accident. All charges are felonies.
The two teens are being held in Adair County in a juvenile facility.
Investigators tracked down the suspects through video surveillance in the area and tips from the public. They found the vehicle matching the description of the one at the scene.
The deputy sustained fractures and continues to recover.
BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Boyle County sheriff’s departments reports that a person threw a rock at a deputy’s SUV and made him flip the car several times.
According to the sheriff’s office, just before 5 in the morning the deputy was responding to a report of someone throwing rocks at semis along Lexington Road.
As the deputy was driving east on Lexington Road, someone reportedly threw a rock from a west bound car as they passed.
The sheriff’s office says the rock went through the windshield and hit the deputy in the face.
His SUV went off the road, hit several trees, and rolled several times.
The sheriff says the deputy was hurt, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Deputies are looking for a dark colored Passenger car to find a suspect.
There is a cash reward for information that leads to prosecution.