Georgia fugitive arrested in Connecticut after being bitten by K-9

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STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Stonington say a man wanted for murder in Georgia has been arrested in Connecticut.

Police say the suspect was a passenger in a car that was pulled over on Interstate 95 on Sunday.

According to State Police, the suspect ran away from the scene, but was eventually arrested after being bitten by a K-9 officer.

He was taken to the hospital. Police say he’ll be held on fugitive from justice charges as well as resisting arrest.

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