4-year-old boy bites man who tried to hide in his mother’s dryer while running from police


Johnny Lee Morris 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on charges that include kidnaping after he broke into a home and attempted to hide in a dryer.

Police in Florida, were looking for the man as he was suspect in a robbery case.

When a Miramar police officer tried to pull over the white Nissan Altima that 18-year-old Johnny Lee Morris was driving, he sped away.

Morris and his 17-year-old passenger threw things out of the vehicle as they recklessly drove through a shopping plaza's parking lot.

The two men ran with the 17-year-old accomplice who was arrested a few minutes later, the report said.

Morris ran into a house and tried to hide in an enclosed patio, the police report said. There he found a 4-year-old child. Police said that Morris picked up the boy and ordered the child to be quiet.

However, the boy bit him, forcing Morris to drop him. The boy's mother came outside and saw the suspect emptying the clothes from her dryer and attempting to get inside.

When he realized that he was not going to fit, he tried to get into the home. When the woman blocked him, Morris ran away. He was arrested minutes later.

Morris was charged with armed robbery, robbery, kidnapping, resisting arrest and reckless driving. His bail was set at $37,725.