Posted at: 10/31/2013 11:04 AM
Police: Rochester Man Arrested With Illegal Handgun
Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester man is in custody after police say he tried to run with an illegal handgun.
The Rochester Police Department says Richard Patten was located near the Government Center Wednesday afternoon. He was wanted on a warrant, but he tried to run away when officers approached him.
They ended up catching Patten after a brief chase and struggle. Police say they found a 9-millimeter handgun in his pocket.
Patten is facing charges of terroristic threats and felon in possession of a handgun.