RICHMOND -- A man carrying a gun while riding around on a three-wheel vehicle led police on a short chase Thursday before he was arrested, police said.

The man, who was not identified, was arrested about 1:30 p.m. near Harbour Way South and Florida Avenue in south Richmond, said Det. Nicole Abetkov.

Witnesses saw the man holding the gun, but he was not waving it or brandishing it, police said. When officers arrived, the man tried to drove off and officers chased him on foot for a short distance before corralling him.

Nobody was injured. The man was arrested on charges of possessing a firearm.

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