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Man flees Nacogdoches police car after arrest for stealing beer

Blake Ferguson's mug shot; source: Nacogdoches Co. Jail Blake Ferguson's mug shot; source: Nacogdoches Co. Jail
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) -

Nacogdoches police lost their suspect during a theft investigation Saturday afternoon. They were called out to the South St. Brookshire Brothers after getting reports of a beer thief.

When they made contact with the suspect, he gave them a fake name and birthday, but soon officers identified him as Blake Ferguson, 18 of Lufkin.

After being handcuffed, and placed into a patrol car, Ferguson escaped from the backseat, leading police on a foot chase.

He was caught minutes later, and is now charged with theft, false identification and escape while being arrested.

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