Man accused of leading police on chase in north Charlotte - | WBTV Charlotte

Man accused of leading police on chase in north Charlotte

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Caroline Hicks | WBTV Caroline Hicks | WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man with outstanding warrants was arrested after he fled from police during a traffic stop in north Charlotte.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, 28-year-old Nelson Handy III lead police on a chase on Statesville Road after officers tried to initiate a traffic stop. Officers say they lost Handy's vehicle around Mallard Creek Road and Harris Boulevard, but found him a short time later parked on Garnett Road. 

A passenger who was with Handy during the incident was not arrested. 

Police say Nelson had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for possessing a firearm by a felon. 

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