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Man leads Cook Co. deputies on foot chase through woods

COOK CO., GA (WALB) -

Around 4:30 p.m. a Cook County Deputy pulled over 21-year-old Allen Matthew Lester along I-75 near mile marker 43 for speeding.

Lester got out of the car and ran after a scuffle in the passenger seat. Lester jumped a fence, ran into the woods .

Canine units, and a helicopter were brought out to help track Lester. Lester was caught and brought to the Cook County Jail. He’s charged with speeding, Felony Possession of Marijuana, and Felony Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer.

Sheriff Doug Hanks thanks the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, The Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia State Patrol, and the Sparks Police Department for their assistance.  
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