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Man Who Led Police On Chase Charged With Assault On Officer

Posted July 2, 2003 4:51 a.m. EDT

— A man accused of forging a stolen check has been charged with assaulting a police officer.

Police arrested Jovon Evans on Tuesday after a low-speed chase through North Raleigh. He is accused of running into a Raleigh police officer with a stolen Honda.

The officer was not seriously injured.

The officer had been called to a local bank that reported Evans for trying to forge a check.

The ensuing chase ended in the woods off Sandy Forks Road.

No one was hurt during the pursuit.