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Arrested After Chase

Wichita Falls Police arrested Oscar Lawrence Melanson after he fled from officers in a vehicle and on foot Monday afternoon.

Officers were investigating a possible Aggravated Assault when they attempted to stop the suspected vehicle driven by Melanson.  Supervisors determined the pursuit was too dangerous and terminated the pursuit.  However, minutes later the vehicle was located abandoned in the 1200 Block of North 8th Street.

Officers then went on a foot chase with Melanson. 

Additional charges are still under investigation.

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