(Orlando, FLA) - Fugitive Willard Wigfield has been arrested near Orlando, Florida more than two weeks after bolting town before his sentencing in Lake County for raping a child under the age of 15.

Police say the Massillon man cut off an ankle monitor he'd been wearing after pleading guilty in the case while awaiting sentencing.

Wigfield was caught near Orlando Tuesday following a brief foot chase and struggle with a K9 officer which left him hospitalized.

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