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Man crashes into Tacoma house, found hiding in nearby yard

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 1, 2012 at 10:22 am |
August 1, 2012 1:46 pm

Tacoma police said a 20-year-old man crashed into a house early this morning and yelled to officers that he had a gun as he ran away from the scene.

The collision happened at 5:40 a.m. at South Cushman Avenue and South 23rd Street. Officers arriving at the scene spotted the driver trying to flee on foot.

“While they were chasing him, he yelled that he had a gun,” police spokesman Mark Fulghum said.

Officers with their guns drawn chased him down the street and searched for about 25 minutes before finding him hiding in a yard.

Alcohol is believed to have been involved in the crash.

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