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Man Arrested Following Brief Police Chase
Updated May 5, 2013 1:04 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(MITCHELL, IN) - Both a police officer and a theft suspect were transported to a local hospital Saturday following a brief foot chase and a scuffle.

23-year-old Jeffrey M. Johnson of Orleans was eventually booked into the Lawrence County Jail on charges of theft, unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, fleeing police on foot, resisting arrest and public intoxication.

The incident began when Officer J.D. England noticed Johnson trying to break into a vehicle near Fifth and Main streets.

When Johnson fled, a police chase ensued which resulted in the scuffle.

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