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Drunk man injures leg

Monday, July 31, 2006

CARUTHERSVILLE - A pool of blood discovered in the street prompted a search by Caruthersville Police for the source.

At 8 a.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Franklin Street in reference to a pool of blood being in the street in front of a residence. Officers followed bloody tracks for several blocks until the trail ended on Vest Street.

Further investigation led officers to a 19-year-old male. The male explained he was intoxicated Saturday night and was jumping on his car roof. During the incident, the man put his leg through the back windshield glass causing the lacerations to his leg and the loss of blood.