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EBRSO arrests man after vehicle, foot chase

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Posted: Sep 17, 2010 11:04 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Sep 17, 2010 11:11 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in East Baton Rouge after he fled from the in a car, and then on foot.

According to Casey Hicks with EBRSO, a tip had been called in early Friday morning from someone who knew where they could find Ben Jones, who was wanted for domestic abuse battery.

Deputies spotted Jones at the Crossroads Grocery on Plank Road, and said he took off in a vehicle. He later abandoned it and fled on foot down a gravel road near Pride-Port Hudson Road.

K9 units were called in to help with a search for Jones, who was located and arrested around 10 a.m.

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