Wanted man taken into custody by the river after foot chase

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MANCHESTER, NH – At approximately 4:35 p.m. Officer Fleming observed Coty Bourke in the area of the Catholic Medical Center. Officer Fleming had information that Bourke was wanted for violating terms of his probation. When Officer Fleming approached Bourke to place him under arrest he fled easterly from the area of the CMC.

Officer Fleming pursued Bourke on foot easterly across the highway and down the riverbank where he lost sight of him. Responding officers set up a perimeter and Officer Cataldo, his K9 partner Lord and Officer McKennedy began to track Bourke. At approximately 5:40 p.m. Officer Cataldo his K9 partner Lord and Officer McKennedy located Bourke hiding along the riverbank in the thick brush. Bourke was taken into custody and will be charged with resisting detention, reckless conduct, and violation of probation.

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