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Suspect attempts escape in Hillsville

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By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — Police officers foiled an escape attempt Monday morning that started at the door of the Carroll County Governmental Center, according to Hillsville Police Chief Steve Williams.

Town Officer Dennis Boyer had no problems serving a warrant on Jason Eugene Brown, 29, of Hillsville for a shoplifting charge. It was the third offense, which made it a felony, Williams said.

They were going to the Carroll Sheriff's Office for processing when Brown broke away and tried to run around 11 a.m.


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