A Grand Forks man is facing charges after police said he stole a pickup and ran from officers.

A press release said an officer noticed a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup that had been reported stolen at 2:30 p.m. Sunday parked in the lot at 2505 13th Ave. S. with a man inside. Officers approached the truck around 3:36 p.m. and the man ran east into the Springbrook Court and Fallcreek Court residential area, the release said.

Police set up a perimeter and saw him running between houses about 20 minutes later, according to the release. An officer captured Xavier Ferguson, 23, and he is facing charges of motor vehicle theft and fleeing from police.

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