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Man Arrested After Short Foot Chase in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A wanted man was captured in Odessa Thursday morning after leading police on a short foot chase.

The chase started around 9:30 a.m. when officers spotted a car blocking an alley in the 900 block of West 40th Street.

When they approached the vehicle, officers learned that the passenger, Sammy Rayos, had a warrant for marijuana possession.

Rayos took off running after police tried to put him in handcuffs.

They chased him through an open field and caught up with him close to 38th and Pleasant.

Officials say they found Rayos hiding inside a dumpster.

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