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MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE STANDOFF WAS CARRYING A 'PELLET PISTOL'

MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE STANDOFF WAS CARRYING A 'PELLET PISTOL'

Posted: Thu Jul 19 18:16:00 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 19 18:16:00 PDT 2018

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jail andryanna says: "i spoke to one woman who says she's still in shock that she saw watched as the suspect was being arrested right up against this pole." jessica says: "it was definitely pretty crazy today i was not expecting that like i said i pulled in and there was no one here at first i saw one cop and then i put my car in park and then all of a sudden there were at least 10 that came and that's when i found out what happened" what was supposed to be a nice afternoon lunch for jessica bertrand and her family quickly turned into this. nats of her saying oh my god medford police say earlier this afternoon they got a call from walmart employees saying a man stole from the store and threatened them with a gun. police say that man turned out to be 32-year-old aaron michael brown two detectives were already in the area and found brown walking through the walmart parking lot. jessica says: "i caught the guy sitting he was sitting on the pole itself and i'm and he had stolen from walmart so on video i caught him sitting on the pole and then the cops just kind of feet. then he refused to step away and would not cooperate with them. that's when officers used a distraction device and shot him with a less lethal sponge- tipped bullet. nats of the boom after brown was arrested, police discovered his gun was actually a very real looking pellet pistol. jessica says: "following the news you see quite a bit of in time and that's where gets pretty tricky and pretty scary because you never know if that's actually going to happen" police say brown was treated for minor injuries. andryanna says: "jessica tells me this whole thing probably happened in a matter of just 15 minutes. and she's happy the suspect is in custody. in medford, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12."
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