Friday August 23rd, 2019 1:23AM

UPDATE: Lumpkin assault suspect identified as Cleveland woman

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The woman who investigators say drove over the foot of a Lumpkin County Sheriff Deputy Friday is now identified as  Valery Michelle Barron, 33, Cleveland.

Barron is said to have been attempting to break into a home when the deputy attempted to arrest her and she escaped in a car and drove over the deputy's foot.

The Sheriff's office says the deputy was not injured and shots that were fired did not hit Barron.

She was captured a short time later in White County. 

Charges from official release: 1 count Criminal Trespass, 1 count Duty to Make Immediate Reports of Accidents, 1 count
Possession of Tools for the Commission of Crime, 1 count Aggravated Assault, ObstructionResisting Officer/Arrest, 1 count Criminal Attempt to commit Burglary, and 1 count Motor
Vehicles Used in Felony Crime.
Barron was booked into the Lumpkin County Jail.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident.  
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