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Hobbs Man Behind Bars Following Foot Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - A Hobbs man is behind bars for running a stop sign and leading police on a foot chase.

The chase happened in the early morning hours of Sunday.

According to the arrest report, police saw Efren Gonzales run a stop sign.

After pursuing him, Gonzales stopped and got out.

As the officer was trying to pat him down, he took off and led police on a foot chase.

Once the officer tackled Gonzales, he grabbed the officer's Taser and tazed him in the leg.

Eventually, the officer was able to restrain Gonzales until other officers arrived.

He's being charged with assault on a peace officer, evading arrest and running a stop sign.

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