Man arrested after running from police in Marshall

Southwest Michigan
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MARSHALL, Mich. (WOOD) — A man is facing multiple charges after running from police Saturday night in Marshall.

According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy tried to stop a car for multiple traffic violations just before 8 p.m. on Cherry Street near Green Street, but the driver did not stop.

The car accelerated and tried to drive away from the deputy but came to a halt about 10 blocks ahead. The driver then attempted to run on foot, but after a short pursuit and brief struggle, the suspect was arrested.

The suspect was identified as a 23-year-old man from Battle Creek. He was sent to the Calhoun County Jail on multiple charges, according to authorities. His name has not yet been released.

The charges he faces include: fleeing and eluding, resisting and obstructing, a probation violation warrant and a fail to appear warrant.

No injuries were reported during this incident but an ambulance was called to evaluate the suspect as a precaution, police said.

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