Two police pursuits and foot chase end with arrest of North Platte couple

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Police arrested a North Platte man today after two separate short pursuits in the city and an eventual foot chase on North Garfield. A police officer first tried to stop 28-year-old Bradley Fletcher for violating his probation in a parking lot in the 2100 block of South Jeffers Street.

Once the officer opened Fletcher's car door, Fletcher fled and hurt the officer's hand. The officer terminated the first pursuit for safety reasons.

Another officer tried to stop Fletcher, too, but the pursuit was again ended for safety reasons.

Police learned Fletcher lived on North Garfield. 24-year-old Allysun Fletcher, who was with Fletcher in his car, was also in the house. She denied Bradley was in the house, and wouldn't open the door. A search warrant let police forcibly enter the home.

Bradley fled out a window and was captured about a block away. Bradley was arrested and put in jail. Allysun Fletcher was cited and released.

Bradley was arrested for flight to avoid arrest, a class IV felony, 2nd degree assault on an officer a class II felony, no operator's license, an infraction, willful reckless driving, a class III misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, a class I misdemeanor and incarcerated at the Lincoln County Detention Center. Allysun was cited for being an accessory to a felony, a class I misdemeanor for harboring a fugitive, and released.