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Traffic stop leads to chase on foot

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Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning after chasing him down on foot.

Joshua Alexander Mardis, 21, of Florence fled his truck after an officer stopped him on suspicion of DUI.

Officers caught Mardis a short time later, and it was discovered that the truck he had been driving was stolen from downtown Florence. He was arrested and charged with DUI and theft of property.

Mardis was previously arrested in May and charged in connection with an armed robbery at a Texaco on Royal Avenue. He is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

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