Franklin Co. Man Injured in Attempt to Stop Car Theft

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
July 21, 2014

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. -- An Eastpoint man is recovering from minor injuries after attempting to stop another man from stealing an SUV.

It happened around 7:30 last night at East Gulf Beach Drive and Sunset Drive in Franklin County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 62-year-old William Volk attempted to stop 53-year-old John O'Donnell after he allegedly stole a Chevy Tahoe

Volk reached into the SUV and hung on for a short distance as it was driven away. O'Donnell drove the car to a nearby residence and failed to report what happened, or stop to help Volk.

O'Donnell is charged with aggravated battery, grand theft and reckless driving.

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