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Suspect in Custody Following Police Activity in SF's Bernal Heights Neighborhood

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San Francisco officers arrested a man following a police situation in the Bernal Heights neighborhood Saturday afternoon, officials said.

At around 3:30 pm, the San Francisco Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of Franconia Street. Police said they received reports that the man was possibly casing homes in the area.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man matching the suspect description.

According to San Francisco police, the man ran away from the officers and a foot pursuit ensued.

Police said the suspect ran onto southbound Highway 101 near the Interstate 280 split. Officers continued to pursue the man. That's when police said the man pulled out a knife and officers ended the pursuit.

SFPD called in additional resources to assist with the incident.

The area was later reopened after the suspect was taken into custody without incident. SFPD said the suspect's charges are pending at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to "TIP411" and start the message with SFPD.

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