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Man arrested after brief chase near Stratosphere

Posted at 6:29 AM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 09:59:57-05

Police arrested a man early Thursday morning after a brief chase near the Stratosphere hotel-casino.

Police say they attempted to stop the man who was riding a scooter but he took off.

At some point, he jumped a wall topped by barbed wire, But, police were still able to catch up to him. The man was then placed in handcuffs and placed into a police vehicle.

It is not known why the man attempted to run.

The incident happened near New York and Commerce streets.


Moved to another breaking story. Just watched police put a cuffed man into the back of a cop car. Officers say this man ran from police when they tried to stop him on his scooter.

Posted by Parker Collins on Thursday, March 3, 2016