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Man with stolen gun runs from police

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Jan 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-02 11:46:54-05

Jamestown Police say a man attempted to run away after being stopped for a vehicle and traffic violation just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

After a short chase officers arrested Kori Robinson, 19, of Buffalo and found he had a loaded handgun that he discarded during the chase.

Officers found a loaded 9 mm handgun which was reported stolen from a burglary in Jamestown in October.

Officials say Robinson is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property, obstructing governmental administration, and several vehicle and traffic violations.

Robinson is being held in the city jail awaiting arraignment.