Man jumps from Minnesota courthouse balcony to avoid urine test - Fox 2 News Headlines

Man jumps from courthouse balcony to avoid urine test

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HASTINGS, Minn. (KMSP) -

A man accused of misdemeanor theft jumped from a second story balcony at the Dakota County Courthouse in an attempt to avoid taking a urine test.

Police said the 22-year-old Hastings, Minn. man was being escorted upstairs for drug testing when he ran away, jumped off the balcony and landed on his face.

The man was taken to a hospital with a broken arm, bruises and a possible broken bone in his face.

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