Man points gun at Abilene police officer during foot chase

Man arrested after police chase, gun found

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police arrested a man in north Abilene Saturday afternoon after the man allegedly ran from police and pointed a gun at one officer.

According to Abilene Police, after responding to a burglary call on Briarwood Street, they went to nearby houses and were asking if anyone had seen the suspects.

Officers then approached a man and found a gun tucked into his waistband.

The man began running away from police. Officers chased him and the man pointed a gun at one of the officers.

He was eventually caught in the 2100 block of Westview Drive.

Abilene police say the man, who has not been identified, will be charged with evading and aggravated assault on a peace officer.

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