Man in custody after police request backup in Harrison Twp.

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HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Police issued a call for backup during an incident in Harrison Township Thursday night.

Authorities say that deputies tried to make contact with a man at the Northland Village Apartments but he took off running. The man resisted arrest and threw a hand gun, which resulted in a call for countywide assistance.

The request was canceled within minutes when the man was taken into custody.

It is unclear at this time if anyone has been injured, though there was a medic on scene. The incident remains under investigation.

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