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Police search for officer, discover foot chase

Lexington Police officers rushed to search for one of their own early Wednesday, who wasn't heard from following a traffic stop.

Police lost radio contact with the officer at North Broadway and Southridge, where the officer pulled over a suspected intoxicated driver.

Other officers were then sent to help the officer.

Once officers swarmed the area, they found the officer had lost his radio while chasing after the suspect in a wooded area.

The foot chase ended on Old Paris Road, where officers deployed a Taser on the suspect.

Police arrested Anthony Rice, 42.

He is charged with DUI, fleeing and resisting arrest.

No officers were hurt in the chase.


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