Washington County VA

Suspect escapes from police custody in Damascus

DAMASCUS, Va. - The Damascus Police Department is looking for a man who escaped from police custody.    

Damascus Police Chief  Roger Dowell tells us that Christopher Emmert escaped from the back of a police car last night during a meth lab bust.

Emmert was wearing a yellow shirt, gray shorts, was barefoot and still wearing handcuffs at the time of his escape.

Emmert has eight active warrants for his arrest; seven for drugs and one for escape.

Chief Dowell says that he considers the man to be dangerous and asks that anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911.

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