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Suspect jumps from 2nd floor, injures ankle

A 43-year-old Ketchikan man was injured Thursday afternoon when he allegedly jumped out of a second-story window in an attempt to elude police.

According to the Ketchikan Police Department, officers were sent to a Fairview Avenue home after a report of an assault. During the investigation, officers determined that Jamison Ramsey had allegedly violated a court order that he avoid drinking alcohol.

According to police, Ramsey then jumped out the window, and was injured, possibly breaking an ankle. Police accompanied Ramsey to Ketchikan Medical Center for treatment. He also was cited for violating his conditions of release.

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