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Man who ran from police is charged in Grant County on multiple charges


GRANT COUNTY (WKOW) --- Grant County District Attorney's Office tells us they have filed formal charges against James Kruger.

Kruger reportedly led police on a chase through multiple counties September 10, after taking a hostage and stealing vehicles along the way.

He is charged with repeat attempt to flee an officer, repeat attempt of armed robbery, 2 counts pointing a firearm at another, strangulation, misdemeanor battery, repeat discharge of a firearm from a vehicle, repeat taking of hostages, and 8 counts of felony bailjumping.

Kruger is scheduled to appear in court September 20 in Grant County Court.

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