A Sayre, Pennsylvania man is accused of pointing a gun at a Waverly Police officer while he tried to flee from a traffic stop.

Village Police say 23-year-old Devan Kithcart was stopped Halloween night but had fled.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

He was found walking on Clark Street at around 5 a.m. Monday, November 1 and began running. A Waverly Police Officer gave chase through a parking lot when the officer saw Kithcart displaying a handgun, pointing it directly at him.

Several Police agencies joined in chasing Kithcart through several back yards and took him into custody. A loaded firearm was recovered during the arrest.

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Kithcart was in need of attention for an unspecified medical issue and was taken to a hospital in Sayre before being booked into the Bradford County Jail to await further action.

Waverly Police have filed a felony count of menacing a police officer against Kithcart.

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