MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The man arrested following a police chase in the north metro earlier this week is facing charges.

Robert Buckner, 27, of Minneapolis, is charged with fleeing police officers, court documents filed in Hennepin County show.

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According to a criminal complaint, officers tried to stop Buckner on Tuesday morning in Robbinsdale. Buckner sped off as squad cars approached him with lights and sirens whirling on Lake Drive.

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It took two PIT maneuvers for officers to stop Buckner’s car, which had sped along Highway 100 into Fridley. Immediately after his vehicle came to a halt, Buckner led officers on a short foot chase.

Following Buckner’s arrest, investigators found a gun in his car.

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Buckner remains in custody. He made his first court appearance Thursday.