Asheville Police Department seeks help locating suspect — UPDATE

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

UPDATE (September 1, 2021): Scott Everett Ford turned himself in. He was released on a $50,000 bond.

UPDATE (August 27, 2021): The ongoing investigation into a driver attempting to run over an Asheville man and his cat on May 17 has led to Scott Everett Ford being identified as the driver of the truck. Ford has been charged with:

Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill
Felony animal cruelty
Reckless driving
Hit and run property damage
Detectives need your help to locate Ford. He is described as a white man, 41 years old, 5’10”, and 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and multiple tattoos on his legs.

If anyone has information on the location of Scott Everett Ford they can share it anonymously by texting TIP2APD to 847411, or use the TIP2APD smartphone app. Information can also be shared by calling 828-252-1110.

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