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Richland Police Arrest Armed Man

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RICHLAND, Wash. - Richland Police said a man was armed with a gun and was banging on doors and windows in a Richland neighborhood at 4 o'clock Sunday morning. 

He told police he was looking for drugs.

Benton County Deputies and Richland Police responded to the scene.

It happened near Peachtree Lane.  The man apparently took police on a short foot chase, heading towards Gage Blvd.  Police brought out a K-9 dog to help locate the suspect.

Police ultimately tracked him down.  They think he was under the influence and arrested him on a number of different weapons violations.

Authorities said the convicted felon was taken to Benton County Jail.