Man throws gas can at deputy while trying to run from a traffic stop

HUNT COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - A Caddo Mills man is behind bars in Hunt County after throwing a gas can at a deputy during a traffic stop earlier this week.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks says 46-year-old Christopher Bridges threw the gas at the deputy while attempting to flee on foot Monday, from a traffic stop.

A small amount of gas did get on the deputy.

Sheriff Meeks says the deputy wasn't injured.

Bridges was found in possession of meth.

He faces multiple charges including aggravated assault of a public servant.