A man who police say injured a child while trying to elude officers on a stolen motorcycle was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in the Manchester Center shopping mall.
The incident began shortly after 1 p.m. near Abby Street and Dakota Avenue. While fleeing officers, the suspect ditched the new Kawasaki ZX-6R in an alley, shed a hoodie he was wearing and attempted to blend in with mall shoppers, police said.
Officers saw the suspected on the Shields Avenue side of the complex and took him into custody.
The child was treated by paramedics but did not appear to be seriously injured.
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