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Teen runs from cops, gets stuck in branches

Dexter Shepherd was arrested Friday night. Dexter Shepherd was arrested Friday night.
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - A Thomasville teenager was booked in the Thomas County Jail Friday night, after trying to run from cops and ending up entangled in branches and thorns. 

Police arrested 17-year-old Dexter Shepherd after someone spotted Shepherd holding a gun while walking down the street. 

When officers confronted him, he ran into the woods, got stuck in the shrubs, and was eventually taken into custody. 

Officers later found a gun in Shepherd's pocket that had been reported stolen from a pawn shop. 

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