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Man Captured After Fleeing From Police

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A man has been captured after fleeing from police in a drug related stop.

Robert Lee Abbott, 35, was arrested Saturday morning.  He fled on foot from Wichita Falls police officers Thursday night, when they pulled over his gray Dodge Durango at the intersection of Beverly and 9th Street.

Officers found 0.8 grams of meth and 0.5 grams of hydrocodone in the vehicle.  Jessica Lynn Edgett, another person in the vehicle, was arrested at the scene.

Abbott is facing charges for three outstanding warrants, Evading Arrest or Transportation, Resisting Arrest and Failure to Identify Fugitive from Justice.

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