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Armed Man Arrested After Foot Pursuit in Paterson

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Paterson police said they arrested and charged an armed man who fled when officers approached him Saturday night, prompting a foot chase and search. 

According to a preliminary investigation, the incident occurred in the vicinity of Pennington and Market streets shortly before 10:55 p.m. 

Police were dispatched to the location to investigate a report of a man with handguns. The responding officers saw the suspect, but he fled on foot when the officers approached, police said.

Police said they caught up with the suspect and recovered a loaded handgun reported stolen. 

Police reported no injuries.