Suspect flees cops, loses pants

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Police said today they are looking for a burglary suspect last seen fleeing in his boxer shorts after a short Thursday scuffle with a deputy.

Authorities sought to arrest Marquis Royal, 17, on drug and burglary charges near Windsor Springs Road and Cross Creek Drive when he tried to run away.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the suspect kicked a deputy several times, but lost his pants in the process, sheriff’s Investigator Alton Creech said.

Mr. Royal is believed to have stolen two flat-screen TV’s and some video games from a home on Castletown Drive last Saturday.

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