K9 helps arrest fugitive who climbed out of window to elude police

K9 Dax / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A K9 helped arrest a wanted fugitive who climbed out of a window in an attempt to elude police Thursday night.

Police said around 10:30 p.m., they went to a home on Lafayette Road to arrest a man who was wanted on multiple warrants. A woman answered the door and told the officers the man, Ronald Rhoades, was not in the home. She then stalled while Rhoades climbed out of a back window.

K9 Dax made contact with Rhoades, and he was arrested without further incident. He was hospitalized with minor injuries.

The woman, Lisa Hodgkins, was arrested for aiding the fugitive.

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