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Jerry's Towing employee Tony Linehan secures a 1995 Suzuki cycle to his flatbed ahead of hauling the bike to the St. Croix County Sheriff's impound lot in Hudson just before noon Tuesday. Steve Dzubay photo

Speedy Ninja rider's escape foiled; officer injured

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A man on a Ninja-style motorcycle who allegedly tried to outrun a River Falls patrol officer late Tuesday morning chose the wrong escape route as he crossed paths with a Prescott policeman and a St. Croix County deputy investigator in an unmarked squad before he was caught.


The suspect was ultimately pinched while trying to hide in the bushes across from Kilkarney Hills Golf Club off Radio Road.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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