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Watch: Horses chase fleeing suspect through Florida field

by Volusia Co. Sheriff

DELAND, Fla. — A Florida sheriff's helicopter captured video of a feeling suspect being chased through a field by a herd of horses right into the path of waiting deputies.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office posted the video on Twitter showing night vision footage of 29-year-old Dominic Maultsby as he tried to escape on foot after a traffic stop in DeLand.

Maultsby can be seen trying to hide under a tree and then running into a pasture where the horses soon made it clear he was not welcome.

At one point in the video it appears Maultsby tries to kick an approaching horse to scare it away. Body cameras captured the arrest from the ground.

The Volusia County Sheriff's tweet explained, "After this team of horses escorted their visitor over a fence, deputies saddled him w/ 2 counts of fleeing & attempting to elude, resisting w/out violence, driving while license suspended & violation of probation on a prior charge of agg. battery on LEO (law enforcement officer)."

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