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Suspect found hiding in porta-potty leads NC police on chase, assaults officer, police say

Johnathon Foskey

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A police chase and assault began with a porta-potty in Elizabeth City, WITN reports.

After finding a stolen car in the area of Patrick Way, officers learned the suspect—Johnathon Foskey, 36—was possibly hiding in a porta-potty.

After finding Foskey in the portable toilet, the suspect reportedly ran away and led officers on a short chase.

Then, police say Foskey assaulted a police officer, according to WITN.

Both the suspect and the officer were taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Foskey is being held under a $500,000 bond.


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