WFPD: Man charged with evading, tried to escape by jumping from roof to roof

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A 23-year-old man is charged with evading arrest after Wichita Falls police say he tried to escape officers by jumping onto roofs.

Police say on Friday just before 11:50 p.m. In the 16-hundred block of Lucas. Nathan Leroy Norton was seen checking car doors and looking into vehicles as he was walking down the street. 

When officers tried to approach him, they say he ran, when officers caught up with him in the 16-hundred block of Hamlin, they say Norton jumped onto a roof and continued to jump from roof to roof.

He eventually jumps off a roof and was placed under arrest. Norton was charged with evading. 

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