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Warwick police capture runaway suspect after foot chase

Police officers arrest the young male suspect after a foot chase through Warwick.
Police officers arrest the young male suspect after a foot chase through Warwick.

WARWICK Police apprehended a suspect on the main highway through town after a foot chase.

Uniformed officers and detectives were observed in pursuit of a young male in his early twenties in the vicinity of Albion and Fitzroy sts around 2pm.

The fugitive entered several private yards and was observed jumping over a fence near Shane's Boats Bikes and Performance, before being located and restrained by officers in the yard of a nearby residence facing the highway.

He was placed inside a police vehicle and transported to the Warwick station a short time later.

More to come.

Topics:  crime, police, warwick



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