Assault Suspect Captured After Wilson County Pursuit

Posted at 9:03 PM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-03 11:56:56-04

A suspect wanted for aggravated assault in Middle Tennessee has been captured after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted list.  

Wilson County officials said 18-year-old Alain Benitez ran away on foot after striking law enforcement vehicles while fleeing a pursuit in the Old Rome Pike area. 

They urged everyone in the general area to remain vigilant and cautious as they searched for the suspect. 

Investigators said he has an active warrant out of Smith County for aggravated assault. He was taken into custody near Carthage Highway after a foot pursuit.