Man wanted in Taylor for escaping police custody

(Courtesy of the Williamson County Sheriff's Office)

Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a man they say escaped police custody Monday evening in Taylor.

Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted at 7:19 p.m. that deputies were searching the area near the 1900 block of N Main Street in Taylor for a man with a felony warrant that "took off running during a traffic stop" in handcuffs.

The man has been identified as Ronald Luis Scott, Jr and, according to Chody, is wanted for numerous warrants. Scott was last seen wearing a red Nike shirt, black sweatpants and black shoes.

Anyone who sees Scott in the area is asked to call 911.