Monett Man Arrested By Mexico Public Safety After Foot Pursuit

A Monett, Missouri man is in the Audrain County Jail following a foot pursuit and arrest by Mexico Public Safety overnight.

According to the department officers tried to stop a vehicle in the 400 block of Robinson for several traffic violations just before 1 this morning.

Officers say they spoke with 26 year old Blake E. Swisher of Monett who denied being in the vehicle and while talking to officers began to run.

After a chase for a little over a block he was arrested in the 700 block of North Olive.

Swisher had 4 outstanding arrests warrants.

Swisher and 2 Mexico Public Safety Officers received minor injuries from falls at various times during the chase.






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