Graceville man in custody following foot pursuit

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PONCE DE LEON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Graceville man wanted for aggravated assault and battery was arrested after leading deputies on a chase Friday, April 12.

Deputies with Holmes County Sheriff’s Office responded to Vortex Springs around 7:30 p.m. to a report of a physical altercation between a subject, later identified as 29-year-old John Joseph Lipner, and a female victim.

As deputies arrived on scene, Lipner fled on foot but was later caught on South Highway 81 after citizens spotted him running in the area.

Lipner will face local charges in addition to warrants out of Jackson County for battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.



 
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