Suspect Pulls Knife on Jackson County (MS) First Responders, Steals Fire Apparatus

Fire personnel with Jackson County Fire Department responded to a crash of a rolled over truck. The man they attempted to help proceeding to pull a knife on him, reports WLOX.

The suspect, later identified as Jesiah Cady of Jackson, Mississippi, then carjacked a fire truck and demanded firefighters drive him. During a ride to Montgomery, Alabama, firefighters say he continued to threaten them with a knife.

The firefighters were able to get out of the vehicle safely. Authorities said Cady continued on in the fire truck and was taken into custody shortly.

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