A man is in custody after cashing a stolen check and attempting to flee from police, according to a Dayton police report.
Eric L. Gist Jr. was detained on suspicion of criminal damaging, passing bad checks, receiving stolen property, obstructing official business and resisting arrest.
Officers responded to a West Third Street Fifth Third Bank around 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the report.
Gist was reportedly inquiring why his account was frozen when a bank employee contacted police about the stolen checks.
Gist then fled the bank and led police on a foot chase before he was taken into custody, according to police.
Gist cashed a stolen check at a Miamisburg branch on Aug. 6, read the report.
The personal check was reportedly made out to Gist and endorsed by him on the back.
He then made an ATM withdraw from that deposit, read the report.
Gist attempted to cash a second check at the Dayton Mall on Aug. 6, but was rejected before he fled, according to the report.
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