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Shoplifting Suspect Fights Albany Police Officer

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An accused shoplifter fought an Albany Police officer who tried to arrest him for stealing a beer.

26 year old Jimmy Wright is charged with felony obstruction of a police officer and theft by shoplifting. Just after 11 Monday night, police were called to the Enmark on North Slappey.

When Officer Kawaskee Brown attempted to arrest Wright, he swung at the officer. Brown used his pepper spray on Wright and then handcuffed him.

Wright is being held in the Dougherty County jail.

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