North Aurora man arrested after foot chase

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A man and a teenage boy are facing drug and gun charges after a traffic stop June 5, 2019, in Aurora.

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A 25-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a brief foot chase Tuesday in west suburban North Aurora. 

Andre Norman, of the 100 block of Lincolnway Street, is charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a statement from Aurora police.

Norman is also charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting a peace officer, police said. 

Police saw Norman outside his apartment about 5:10 p.m. and approached him, police said. He had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest and was on parole for a previous felony conviction.

He ran off and allegedly discarded a black Diamondback 9mm handgun from his waistband, police said. Officers caught up to him shortly after and took him into custody. 

Andre Norman | Aurora police

Andre Norman | Aurora police

Norman is being held on $300,000 bail, the Kane County Adult Justice Center said. He is due in court April 24. 

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