Auburn student faces aggravated battery, resisting arrest charges after fleeing police
Online Staff Report
A 16-year-old Auburn High School student has been taken into custody by Rockford police after leading officers on a nearly mile-long foot chase from Rockford Auburn High School to the 400 block of Carbaugh Avenue. The chase ended around 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14.
Police were seeking the student for questioning regarding an incident from the prior week in which the student punched a fellow student.
The student ran when approached by the principal, school staff and a school police officer. Officers gave chase through a wooded area and into the nearby neighborhood. More officers were called to the scene before the juvenile was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and resisting arrest.
Posted March 14, 2013
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