(BCN) — A knife-carrying man led Hercules police on a foot chase Saturday afternoon, resulting in an officer utilizing his Taser to subdue and arrest the person. At roughly 2:45 p.m. Saturday, police obtained a Flock digital camera notification of a stolen Ford Econoline van driving northbound on San Pablo Ave at Tsushima Avenue.
Officers discovered the car parked within the close by Safeway parking zone, whereas the topic was exiting the motive force’s seat. Police stated on social media they initiated a “high-risk cease,” however the suspect fled on foot into the forested space throughout from Safeway.
One other responding officer, driving southbound on San Pablo Avenue, noticed the person and chased after him right into a creek space.
Police stated the person wouldn’t hearken to the officer’s instructions and “took an aggressive stance in opposition to the officer.” Police stated the person carried a searching knife in his waistband.
The officer deployed his Taser and the suspect allegedly nonetheless tried getting away till one other officer arrived, and police have been in a position to arrest the suspect.
Police stated the suspect was on parole for being in possession of a stolen car. He was taken to the hospital after which transported to jail. The car was towed.
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