Man reportedly jumps into passing vehicle, tells officers to shoot him

0909-timothy-curtisMedford, Ore. – Police responded to reports of a disorderly man on Riverside and Stewart Avenues in Medford Friday morning.

Medford Police said 21-year-old Timothy Curtis was walking in the roadway and reportedly jumped into a passing vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was able to chase Curtis off using a crowbar.

MPD said Curtis was possibly armed with a knife and demanded that police shoot him when he was confronted by officers. Curtis was tased and taken into custody.

Police are still looking for the owner of the car Curtis jumped in to.  If you have any information, call MPD at 541-770-4783.

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