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Suspect jailed, charged with striking officer

A police chase lands a suspect in jail for striking an officer.

29-year-old Juan Alvarado, is in the Gregg county jail for evading arrest and assaulting a police officer.

The Longview police department says Alvarado led them on a car chase at around 10 o'clock last night. They say he crashed on Culver Street then ran.

During his arrest, they say he hit one of the officers trying to restrain him.

Alvarado is being held on a $25,000 dollar bond.    

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