A 36-year-old man was stunned with a Taser on Saturday morning after leading officers on a foot chase in north Lincoln, according to police.

At about 9:30 a.m., officers were called to the area of 27th and Fairfield streets on a report of a disturbance between a woman and a man, who was identified as Jason Nelson, LPD Captain Robert Farber said.

Police were unable to locate the two, then returned to the area at 10:30 a.m. when a Scooter's employee called and said the woman had locked herself in the bathroom and was hiding from Nelson.

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Nelson, who is a transient, was spotted walking on a nearby bike path and police attempted to talk to him. Officers then tried to arrest Nelson, but he refused to comply and took off running, Farber said.

Officers chased Nelson along Salt Creek. When they caught up to him, he had picked up a piece of brick and officers thought he was trying to hurt himself. Nelson tried to run again, but officers stunned him with a Taser and then arrested him.

He was taken to Bryan West Campus and treated for minor injuries, then placed in custody on suspicion of resisting arrest.

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