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(KSL News) -- The hunt for a forgery suspect turns into a chase.
28 year-old Michael Christansen had several outstanding warrants. When police tried to talk with him outside his home, officers say he took off on foot. About six officers chased him for half a block.
Sgt. Cal Kunz, Salt Lake City Police: "Basically the officers caught up to him and he surrendered at that point. (Reporter: he didn't put up a fight?) No, not at all. He was taken into custody without incident. He basically decided he couldn't get away, he was outnumbered so he stopped."
Officers say they found additional forgery evidence on scene inside a brown paper bag.
Police also say Christansen had a concealed weapon. He's been booked into Salt Lake County Jail.