Teen arrested after pointing gun at Wichita officer

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Wichita police said a 19-year-old man was arrested for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. 

Around 10:20 a.m., an officer was on bicycle patrol traveling southbound on Main at Skinner. 

During that time, police said they observed a man walking eastbound on Skinner from Main. The man brandished a gun, pointed it at the officer, and then fled on foot. 

Officers were able to locate him in front of a home in the 1800 block of South Market, He was taken into custody. Police recovered a handgun.

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