LaGrange Police arrested a man for stealing a vehicle and attempting to flee on foot afterward Friday.
According to a police report, at around 9:53 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Elm Street regarding a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival in the area, officers were able to locate the stolen vehicle traveling on Dallis Street, near Truitt Avenue, and began following the vehicle.
The report said that after additional units were put into place to assist the with the apprehension of the driver. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle on Webster Street at Hamilton Road. The driver got out of the vehicle and subsequently fled on foot.
The report said that after a brief foot pursuit, officers were able to apprehend the driver of the stolen vehicle, later identified as Kendravious Dozier, 17, of LaGrange in the 1400 block of Hamilton Road without incident.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2614 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000, or text an anonymous tip 274637, keyword “LAGRANGE”. Tips can also be submitted online at www.lagrangega.org or www.facebook.com/lagrange.police.