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6.4.07

Police nab escaped suspect

   Amarillo Police arrested a man after a standoff Sunday evening.  The suspect, a 31 year old Hispanic man, was originally apprehended after a hit and run near SW 3rd & McMasters.  When the officer tried to arrest the suspect, there was a fight and the suspect fled the scene.  Police set up a perimeter, and arrested the suspect when he tried to return to his home.  He is at the Potter County Jail charged with Escape, Aggravated Assault, and Failure to Stop and Render Aid.   The officer sustained minor injuries and was released from North West Texas Hospital.   
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