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Gang Member Arrested Near Smithridge Apartments

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Reno police have arrested  a known gang member after he ran from officers Thursday.

Police say 24-year-old Juan Mena ran from police and into an apartment unit near Smithridge and Filbert Road because he had an outstanding warrant. Police first saw him driving in the 800 block of Gentry Way around 12:10 p.m. and were able to follow him from there.

A few surrounding units were evacuated while police investigated but residents are now allowed back in.

Police say there was no danger to the public. 

If you have any information that can help authorities, call Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, or text your tip to 847411. Your tip will remain anonymous.

This story will be updated with details as they become known. 

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