It happened Monday afternoon in the 1200 block of North 8th Street.
Police say they were investigating a possible aggravated assault when they attempted to stop 28-year-old Oscar Melanson in a suspect vehicle.
Melanson then sped away.
Police say several minutes later they found the vehicle abandoned and were able to chase Melanson down on foot and stopped him with a taser gun.
Melanson was taken into custody and charged with evading arrest.
Police say additional charges are still pending.
His bond has not yet been set.
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