Manhunt underway for man who crashed into MPD cars - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Manhunt underway for man who crashed into MPD cars

Billy Ray Sanlin (Source: MPD) Billy Ray Sanlin (Source: MPD)
An officer searches the area of Rutgers Rd. (Source: WMC Action News 5) An officer searches the area of Rutgers Rd. (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Police Department is on the hunt for a man who hit two police cruisers then drove away.

Police said the driver, identified as Billy Ray Sanlin, 36, was pulled over on Third Street just after 9 a.m. From there, he hit two cruisers and drove off toward I-240. He later got out of the car in the area of Norris Road and I-240.

Sanlin is wanted for aggravated assault and aggravated robbery.

He was last seen in the area of Rutgers Road and Ball Road; MPD has K-9 officers and a helicopter scanning the area.

Another man was detained during the chase, but his connection to the incident is unknown.

An officer suffered minor injuries during the incident. He was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition.

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