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Assault with intent to murder fugitive caught in Region 8

Izear Hall, Jr. (Source: Forrest City Police) Izear Hall, Jr. (Source: Forrest City Police)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – Forrest City Police stopped a fugitive after a brief foot chase near Southside Park in the city.

Police say 35-year-old Izear Hall, Jr. was arrested for fleeing and obstructing governmental operations in addition to a failure to appear warrant out of St. Francis County District Court. Officers say Hall, Jr. was also wanted in Benton County, Michigan for assault with intent to murder and possession of a weapon by a felon.

Hall, Jr. was taken to St. Francis County Jail and is scheduled for district court for local charges on June 31. His transfer back to Michigan has been initiated.

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