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Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

4 years 10 months 1 day ago Monday, April 27 2015 Apr 27, 2015 April 27, 2015 12:46 PM April 27, 2015 in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police are seeking an arrest warrant for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones.

Witnesses told police Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab a handful of cash from the car he was in and then left again.

Police say the crash happened when the driver of a rented SUV ran a red light. An off-duty police officer near the scene identified Jones.

The police department says it's working to obtain a warrant for Jones for leaving the scene of an accident. Because the woman injured in the crash broke her arm, Jones could face a felony charge.

A police report says officers found a pipe with marijuana in the SUV as well as MMA and rental car documents in Jones' name.

Police have been searching for Jones since the crash.

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