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Teen offender in custody after months long search

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 ROCHESTER, Minn. (KXLT) -- A teenager who police describe as a "prolific offender" is in custody after a scuffle with law enforcement yesterday afternoon.

Police say they've been searching for the 17-year old since January, and got a tip that he was at a mobile home on the 5600 block of Highway 63 North here in Rochester.
After the boy's older sister let the them in, Olmsted County Sheriff's deputies found the him hiding in a bathtub.
He resisted arrest and deputies had to use a taser before they were able to put the teen in handcuffs, even then, he took off running.
Deputies ended up calling in Rochester Police for backup. He was then tackled to the ground, arrested, and taken to the juvenile detention center.
The 17-year-old,  was on probation for domestic assault and is a prior felon.


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