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Illinois man accused of throwing shoe at Iowa City Police

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- An Illinois man faces charges after police say he threw a shoe at them.

Officers saw 20-year old James Leonard jump from a fence onto a car, breaking the windshield, in the 200 block of Dubuque Street.

Police say when they approached Leonard, he threw one of his shoes at them and ran.

He was caught a short time later, shoeless. Police found the other shoe under a car a short distance away.

He faces several charges including public intoxication and third degree criminal mischief.

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