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Man wanted after escaping Detroit police following arrest

Wanted man arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor narcotics offense

As officers were escorting the manto a department SUV, the manpulled away and fled the location. (WDIV)
As officers were escorting the manto a department SUV, the manpulled away and fled the location. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Detroit police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a misdemeanor narcotics offense that happened Thursday on the city's east side.  

On Thursday at around 2 p.m., officers responded to a complaint about a man selling narcotics outside the Citgo gas station located in the 19000 block of Van Dyke in Detroit. 

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After investigating, officers recovered a small bag of suspected marijuana from the man's right hand. The man was arrested and handcuffed. As officers were escorting the man to a department SUV, the man pulled away and fled the location. He was last seen running Southbound on Van Dyke.  

He is described as black and was wearing a white Nike hooded sweatshirt at the time he escaped from police. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department's Eleventh Precinct at 313-596-1140.  


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