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San Francisco police arrest one, recover gun after Potrero Hill car chase, another suspect at large

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One person is in custody and another remains at large tonight following a car chase in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, a police spokesman said. At about 7:30 p.m. in the area of 25th and Connecticut streets, officers attempted to stop a car that matched the description of a vehicle involved in an armed robbery, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Shyy said the car failed to stop and a chase ensued, lasting several minutes until the car crashed into a pole in the area of 22nd and Connecticut streets.

During the pursuit, a firearm was thrown from the car. Police later discovered it, Shyy said. One suspect was taken into custody. Another fled on foot and remained at large as of about 8:30 p.m., according to Shyy. The suspect in custody was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call San Francisco police.

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