Man arrested in Putnam County after search

OTTAWA — A man was arrested Monday in Putnam County after a brief search by officers and personnel from multiple agencies.

At 1:18 p.m. the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to an injury accident on Road I-9 north of state Route 15. The driver, Sebastian Hernandez, 23, exited the vehicle and fled on foot, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff deputies, along with officers from the Ottawa and Kalida police departments, the Ottawa and Glandorf fire departments and Putnam County EMS searched the area, eventually locating Hernandez.

Hernandez was taken into custody and is currently being held at the Putnam County Jail for leaving the scene of an injury accident.

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