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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office arrested a potentially armed suspect in the area of N. Saint Joeseph Ave. and W. Franklin St.

Posted: Jan 19, 2021 10:03 PM
Updated: Jan 19, 2021 10:16 PM

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, a potentially armed and dangerous suspect was taken into custody following a pursuit on Evansville's west side Tuesday night.

It began just before 9:00 p.m, according to an alert posted by Col. Noah Robinson of the VCSO.  Deputies were seeking a suspect wanted on felony weapons charges who ran from deputies in the area of N. St. Joesph Ave. and W. Franklin St.

According to the emergency alert, the suspect was a heavy-set male wearing a sweatshirt and sweatpants.

The VSCO posted an update about 45 minutes later, saying the suspect had been arrested.

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