‘Violent’ felon on the run in Green Cove Springs

The Green Cove Springs Police Department needs your help to find a man they believe beat up a police officer and fled from the police.

It happened Thursday around 8 p.m.

Police say George Dean, Jr. was wearing an ankle monitor, so officers with K9s were able to track him.


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But they say Dean somehow removed the ankle monitor and that’s when the agents lost him.

A search of public records showed Dean had several run-ins with the law in Clay County, with charges ranging from traffic violations to aggravated assault.

Police say he is a convicted felon who may be violent.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Green Cove Springs Police Department at 904-297-7300.

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