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POLICE: Louisville man arrested after crashing stolen car at intersection of Hurstbourne Pkwy. and Taylorsville Rd.

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Anthony Knuckles (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Anthony Knuckles (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jeffersontown Police say they've arrested a man who crashed a stolen car in the middle of a busy intersection and demanded that the responding officers shoot him.

It happened just after 4 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Hurstbourne Parkway and Taylorsville Road.

According to an arrest report, officers noticed that 46-year-old Anthony Knuckles was driving a stolen Saturn. When they tried to stop him, he allegedly drove away, running red lights and eventually driving into oncoming traffic, hitting another vehicle.

Police say Knuckles then drove into an officer's vehicle.

Police then tried to pull him out of the car, but he refused to comply, according to the arrest report, trying to use an umbrella to stop the officers from apprehending him. Police say he was sitting on a box cutter, and kept telling officers to just shoot him.

Police say he "put multiple lives in danger," including the lives of the officers and the person in the car that was hit.

He was arrested and charged with receipt of stolen property, fleeing and evading police, two counts of wanton endangerment, two counts of criminal mischief and resisting arrest.

Knuckles had been wanted on other warrants, including warrants for violating a Kentucky EPO/DVO, theft and escape.

He is currently being held at Louisville Metro Corrections.

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