MANATEE -- Deputies early Thursday arrested an armed robbery suspect, but not before they had to shoot him with a stun gun, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies went to a residence in the 2800 block of 17th Street West, after learning that suspect Walter Barnes was there.
As they approached, Barnes fled by trying to jump over a fence, but he was confronted by a police dog. When he returned to the residence, Barnes was confronted by deputies, according to a news release.
When he refused to show his hands and tried to run away, he was shot with a stun gun and taken into custody, the report states.
In addition to the armed robbery charge, Barnes faces several drug-related charges after deputies found cocaine and crack cocaine while searching him, according to the sheriff's office.
Barnes was being held without bond at the Manatee County jail.