Suspect in custody following foot chase in west Dothan

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Dothan Police were seen in a field near Bethlehem Baptist Church Saturday afternoon after a person was apprehended following a foot chase Saturday afternoon.

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) – A person with felony warrants led police on a foot chase through one west side neighborhood late Saturday afternoon.

It took place off Murphy Mill Road near the Deer Valley subdivision. Police confirmed a suspect with felony warrants ran after police attempted to make contact. 

Numerous police units were observed in a field adjacent to Bethlehem Baptist Church property.

Dothan Police in a field off Murphy Mill Road after a short foot chase with a suspect.

WDHN’s News Director witnessed numerous police cars rushing down Powder Horn Drive.   Moments later, at least one officer was seen with a gun in hand as police searched for the suspect.

Dothan Police confirmed to WDHN the suspect was taken into custody around 5:15 p.m.

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