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Woman tries to escape from patrol car

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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

ALBANY,  GA (WALB) – A woman in police custody got out of her handcuffs and fought officers Wednesday afternoon in downtown Albany.

Police say 23-year-old Adel Johnson was arrested near Davis Street and Gordon Avenue for soliciting money and attacking an officer.

On the way to the jail, she slipped one of her hands out of the cuffs.  She then crawled over the front seat and tried to open the passenger door of the patrol car.  The officer stopped at Oglethorpe Boulevard and Madison Avenue to control her and call for back up.

Johnson is in jail charged with two counts obstruction of an officer.

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