Weapons arrest after foot chase in Elmira

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Elmira Police have arrested a man on an outstanding arrest warrant after a foot pursuit in the city.

Around 4:20 p.m. on November 4, Elmira Police saw Geoffrey Martin, 22, walking near Fulton Street and Partridge Street. It was confirmed Martin had a warrant for his arrest.

After an officer stopped him on O’Brien Place, Martin ran, and a short foot pursuit ensued. Martin eventually stopped and was taken into custody where police found a concealed AR-15 pistol inside of his jacket. He also had a high-capacity loaded magazine.

Martin was charged with second- and third-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He is being held in Elmira City lockup pending arraignment in Elmira City Court.

Courtesy: Elmira Police

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