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Police: Suspect ran over officer's foot to avoid capture

Updated: 03/26/2014 3:46 PM
Created: 03/26/2014 3:45 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

COXSACKIE - Police say a Hudson man ran over a police officer’s foot with his car as he tried to escape capture on Tuesday.

Austin Suarez, 18, was wanted on a bench warrant related to drug charges. Police say he ran over the officer’s foot after he began approaching.

Suarez was later found hiding in a Coxsackie home.

He was arrested after a brief foot chase and sent to Greene County Jail in lieu of bail.

Police say he may face additional charges in Hudson.

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