Harriman police search for couple claiming to be bounty hunters

Couple tried to get woman into their car at Cracker Barrel

Update: Harriman police say after further investigation, the two were bail bond agents looking for a wanted person with a similar name to the woman who made the original report.

They say there is no longer a cause for concern.


HARRIMAN (WATE) – The Harriman Police Department is issuing a warning after two people claiming to be bounty hunters tried to get a woman to get into their vehicle.

Officers say an unknown man and woman driving a black vehicle with dark tinted windows tried to get a woman into their vehicle at Cracker Barrel on February 25.

The man is described as a man around 6 feet tall between the ages of 20 and 30 with a thin build and brown hair. He was also clean shaven. The woman was described to be in her 40s with long blond hair and standing around 5 feet 3.

They were wearing some type of badge on their waist and carrying handcuffs and possibly a gun. When the witness asked them to further identify themselves, they would not comply.

Anyone in this type of situation who believes they are in danger should call 911.

If you have any information on the vehicle or the man and woman, call Harriman Police Department at (865) 882-3383 or leave a message on the crime tip line at (865) 590-9010.

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