Man Turns Himself In After Punching FWC Officer

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Jefferson County, FL - The Jefferson County Sheriff's office says Thomas turned himself in Friday afternoon.

WCTV has a reporter on-scene and will bring you more information tonight on Eyewitness News.

By: Mike Springer
April 19, 2013

Jefferson County, FL - A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer is recovering after being punched in the head.

An FWC spokeswoman says Officer Stefanie Wilcox was attacked by Isreal M. Thomas at the Wacissa River boat ramp in Jefferson County Wednesday afternoon.

FWC says Wilcox was checking Thomas' boating license and registration when he hit her and fled.

FWC says Thomas has a warrant out for his arrest in Georgia.

Wilcox is back at work.

FWC did not have a description of Thomas at this time.

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