Man hides in tree during chase say Spartanburg Police

A wanted man was hiding 10 feet up a tree when he was captured, according to Spartanburg Police.

They say the got a call at 9:20 Monday morning about a wanted suspect at the Quick Serve Convenience Store near the Laundromat.

When they tried to talk to 28-year-old Charelle A. Burton he ran away and the officer started chasing him.

Police say they chased him through several neighborhoods on the Westside near W.O. Ezell Blvd.

They called in K-9 officers to track him.

They captured him near Dover Rd. and Croydon Rd. where he was hiding in a tree.

Burton was arrested for a prior warrant for larceny.

Police say other charges are possible.

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