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Police: Man Being Arrested On Warrants Fled On Foot

Posted at 4:59 AM, Nov 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-21 05:12:13-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested after being accused of running away from police across a busy road.

Police arrested Malyk Persley around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Centre Parkway.

They say he was being arrested on warrants when he allegedly took off running.

We’re told police caught up to Persley about a half mile away after he tripped.

Persley is also accused of robbing and assaulting his girlfriend last month.

He faces several charges, including fleeing or evading police, and robbery.