Convicted felon nabbed with firearm

Wilmington police collar a convicted felon after he ran from officers Friday night.

Officers saw 20 year-old Jacob Santiago behaving suspiciously in the 200 block of N. Van Buren Street.

As the officers approached the suspect, he fled on foot and was seen discarding a .22 caliber handgun.

As a convicted felon, Santiago is prohibited from carrying a handgun.

He is behind bars in lieu of bail.

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