One man is in police custody after leading members of the New Bedford Police Gang Unit on a foot chase Friday afternoon.

New Bedford Police say around 3pm Friday, the lone male suspect was chased down near the Hayden-McFadden school by several members of the Gang Unit.

Witnesses on the scene report police officers had their weapons drawn as the man was pinned to the ground.

The man's identity has not yet been released. It's not yet known what the man was taken into custody for.

We'll have more information as it becomes available.

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