Grand Forks man in custody after fleeing from police

GRAND FORKS, ND (Valley News Live) - One man is in custody after fleeing from Grand Forks Police Sunday.

Around 11:30 a.m the Grand Forks Police Dept. responded to a medical call for a man unconscious at Hugo’s Grocery Store at 1925 13th Ave N.

When officers arrived, the man later identified as 32-year-old Joshua Bruce had left the store.

An officer saw Bruce get into a Jeep SUV and take off at a high rate of speed south on N. 20th St.

The vehicle was later found unoccupied off the alley in the 1900 blk. of 2nd Ave. N. Several people in the area gave officers directions for the man who was now fleeing on foot.

Officials say he was pursued on foot for several blocks by officers and caught in the 1600 blk. of 2nd Ave. N.

Bruce was arrested and is charged with possession of heroin, possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, fleeing in a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment and a district warrant for fraud.