Foot chase leads to mans arrest

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Police in Springfield have arrested a man after a foot chase.

 

Lynard Joiner Jr. was chased down by police near 16th and Stuart on Wednesday. He now faces charges of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, resisting a police officer, and having no valid FOID card.

 

Police say they attempted to stop Lynard for a traffic stop when he fled on foot. One officer suffered a broken finger after falling during the chase. Three other suspects escaped.

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