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Armed Man Tosses Gun in Paterson Police Pursuit

By rlsmetro on

Paterson Police took an armed man into custody after a foot pursuit in the city on Saturday night. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police investigating suspicious activities in the area of North 1st and Clinton streets came across a suspect who they learned was possibly armed with a gun.

Police say during their investigation, the suspect fled the scene and led them on a foot pursuit through the neighborhood. 

According to police, the suspect tossed a weapon shortly before they took him into custody without further incident. 

There were no injuries reported.