Man treated for hypothermia after leading police on foot chase

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Man treated for hypothermia after leading police on foot chase

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 12:45 p.m.:

A man is receiving treatment for hypothermia after he was found in a small body of water while trying to hide from police, according to investigators.

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The suspect fled from police near an apartment complex on Mount Crest Court in Dayton after police approached him, following reports of a man with a gun in the same area.

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Officers shut down the area of Springfield Street and North Smithville Road while they searched a wooded area where the man ran into.

The suspect was treated for hypothermia after police took him into custody.

It was not known if a weapon was located.

Additional details were not available.

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UPDATE @ 11:38 a.m.:

Police have confirmed they have captured a man they believe is the suspect in this case, according to investigators.

UPDATE @ 11:22 a.m.:

Police have shut down Springfield Street in the area of North Smithville Road, while officers search for a man who may be armed, according to police.

Officers initially responded a few blocks away to Mount Crest Court after receiving a report of a man armed with a gun, dispatch reports indicated.

A police K-9 is currently on the scene assisting in the search for the suspect, according to initial reports.

INITIAL REPORT:

Multiple police units have responded to the area of the 700 block of Mount Crest Court in Dayton this morning.

Initial reports indicated officers were trying to locate a suspect, who could possibly be armed, however specific details of the incident were not immediately available.

Police responded to the area around 11 a.m.

We’re working to learn more.