Wanted Man Flees Greene County Courthouse

A man who showed up for an appearance at the Greene County Courthouse found out there had been a warrant issued for his arrest, so he fled the courthouse Friday morning.

According to Greene County officials, the man was grabbed by a bailiff but slipped out of his shirt and ran out of the courthouse. He ran through streets until he was trapped in an alley between Boonville and Robberson.

Deputies tackled and apprehended the man who suffered minor scrapes.

In addition to the charges he was facing before his bid for freedom, the man is now facing additional charges.

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