Woman arrested after trying to escape from police

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT)- A Laurel County woman faces a slew of charges after trying to escape from police on foot.

Laurel County Sheriff's deputies say 29-year-old Kristy Johnson of London ran away from her house when police showed up earlier this afternoon.

Johnson was arrested and charged with fleeing and evading police on foot, trafficking in a controlled substance, and three outstanding Laurel County bench warrants for numerous traffic offenses.

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