UPDATE: Brooks was taken into custody by Kingsport PD on September 24, 2021 without incident, according to a release from KPD. Brooks was found at an apartment complex on the 1000 block of Stonegate Road in Kingsport.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Kingsport Police Department (KPD) is searching for a man who is considered armed and dangerous after evading several arrests following an alleged armed robbery in May.

According to a release from KPD, Daniel C. Brooks, 36 of Kingsport, allegedly broke into a home on May 20 at the 1100 block of Dorothy Street and threatened the residents with a knife and gun.

Since this incident, Brooks has allegedly evaded police several times; his outstanding Sullivan County warrants include the following:

  • driving on a suspended license
  • violation of probation
  • evading arrest
  • criminal trespassing
  • failure to exercise due care

Anyone who knows his whereabouts should call the KPD at 423-246-9111.