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Brown County deputy injured during foot chase in Aberdeen, gets stitches for head wounds

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ABERDEEN, South Dakota — A Brown County sheriff's deputy needed stitches after being injured during a foot chase with a suspect in Aberdeen.

The American News reports (http://bit.ly/1QRyFNo ) that deputies responding to a reported fight Tuesday night arrested one man on drug charges at the scene. A second man fled, and a deputy pursued him through a couple of backyards. The officer ran into a tree and suffered cuts to his head.

The deputy was not severely injured but was ordered to stay home from work on Wednesday. He wasn't identified.

The suspect who fled got away. Authorities know his identity and are searching for him.


Information from: Aberdeen American News, http://www.aberdeennews.com

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