According to a Nanaimo Crime Stoppers social media post, Greg King, who was wanted on several warrants, was arrested at about noon after a foot chase on Rainier Street near Seventh Street. NANAIMO AND DISTRICT CRIME STOPPERS photo

Man arrested in Harewood after short foot chase

Bayview Elementary School was in hold-and-secure during pursuit

Nanaimo RCMP arrested a Nanaimo man after a short foot pursuit this morning, March 8.

According to a Nanaimo Crime Stoppers social media post, 28-year-old Greg King, who was wanted on several warrants, was arrested at about noon after a foot chase that started near Railway Avenue and Fifth Street and ended on Rainier Street near Seventh Street.

Police said King was wanted for escaping lawful custody, obstruction and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

Nanaimo RCMP posted on social media that an arrest had been made. Police later said that John Barsby Secondary School was advised of the pursuit. Bayview Elementary School went into hold-and-secure, where entry doors are locked but classes continue as usual, at approximately 11:40 a.m. for 10 minutes due to the suspect being in the area.

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