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Police Search Kentucky Woods After 'Dangerous' Fugitive Reportedly Spotted



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    Floyd Ray Cook is seen in an undated photo provided by the Kentucky State Police. A manhunt is underway for Cook, who is accused of shooting and wounding a Tennessee police officer and then firing at a state trooper in Kentucky. Classes were called off Monday in Cumberland County as the manhunt continued.

    A manhunt for a fugitive, now in its sixth day, continued in a wooded area in Kentucky Thursday evening, state police said.

    Floyd Ray Cook, 62, was spotted in Cumberland County, Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Gregory said.

    Cook approached a home in the county Thursday afternoon, near the Tennessee border, and asked for a ride, but the couple refused and called police, Gregory said.

    Cook fled the area when he saw a police vehicle.

    Cook is a convicted rapist who’s accused of shooting a Tennessee police office during a traffic stop on Saturday.