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State Trooper suffers laceration chasing suspect in Allegan County

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OTSEGO (WKZO) -- A State Trooper suffered a minor injury trying to chase down a fleeing suspect in Otsego. Troopers Desch and Roots were actually assisting at Otsego officer trying to serve an arrest warrant on a 34-year-old Plainwell man who was hiding out in Otsego.

As officers were knocking on the front door, the suspect was attempting to flee out the back door, where Trooper Root was waiting just in case.

In the foot chase across several back yards that followed, an unknown object lacerated the Troopers leg. It didn’t stop his pursuit. The suspect was apprehended after he ran out into traffic on M-89 and ran into the side of a passing car, and fell to the pavement.

The suspect will face additional fleeing and eluding charges.

The Trooper was treated and released.

 

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