Sheriff: Boone County deputy injured during foot pursuit with burglary suspect

Sheriff: Boone County deputy injured during foot pursuit with burglary suspect
Jacob Scudder, 18, is suspected in an overnight burglary in Union, the Boone County Sheriff's Office says. (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)

UNION, Ky. (FOX19) - A Boone County sheriff’s deputy was injured Sunday after the sheriff’s office said he pursued a burglary suspect on foot.

The sheriff’s office saya deputies were investigating a burglary around 6:30 a.m. in the 10600 block of Secretariat Run in Union that occurred overnight.

Deputies located the three suspects at a Motel 6 in Richwood. They say Jacob Scudder, 18, fled from deputies on foot while they were interviewing him.

The deputy reportedly fell and broke his clavicle during the pursuit. The suspect also fell and sustained facial injuries.

Scudder is now facing four charges, among them second-degree burglary. Two other suspects, both juveniles, have also been charged in the burglary.

Investigators also found multiple vehicles had been broken into in the area of Secretariat Run. They ask that any victims with information pertaining to the investigation to call 859-334-3252.

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