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Person arrested after abandoning stolen car, fleeing police

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A person was arrested after jumping from a stolen car and running from police in Charlotte Friday.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the driver abandoned the car on Hawkins Street near Tremont Avenue.

The person then ran from the scene but was arrested after a short pursuit.

The vehicle was initially spotted on Remount Road over Interstate 77. The car has been recovered.

No further information has been released in this incident.

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