Bike chase through NE DC ends with armed suspect arrested

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - An armed suspect lead officers on a bike and foot chase through Northeast DC Monday night, the Metropolitan Police reported Monday.

Officers approached a man, who they believe was armed, in the 2100 block of G Street NE. The man fled on a bike with officers close behind on mountain bikes. 

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The armed man ditched his bike and continued on foot into the 2000 block of Benning Road NE where he threw away his loaded firearm and continued running. 

After running through alleys and over fences, the man was captured without further incident. 

He was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession with intent to distribute while armed along with other charges.
 


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