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Citizen's tip leads to apprehension of wanted suspect in Savannah

Troy Young, (Source: SCMPD) Troy Young, (Source: SCMPD)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A suspect with multiple felony warrants in Savannah and the Atlanta area was arrested Monday on the 800 block of Cubbedge Street following a citizen’s tip.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police found Troy Young, 23, hiding beneath a pile of clothing behind a house. Just before 5 p.m., Metro officers, K-9 and Aviation units began searching the area when a citizen alerted police of Young's whereabouts. 

Young sustained a non-life-threatening K-9 bite during his apprehension and was taken to Memorial University Medical Center for care.

He had outstanding warrants in Chatham County for three counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and theft by receiving. He also had outstanding warrants in the Atlanta area for felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and obstruction.

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