Police: Man ditches 2-year-old child and runs from officers
FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26 NEWS) -- The Fresno Police Department says a man ditched his 2-year-old child and ran away from police after officers found a gun on him.
Police say Dishan Washington was detained near Kings Canyon and Peach while officers were investigating a theft in the area.
Washington's 2-year-old child was with him when police detained him.
During a pat search, police found a gun on Washington's lower leg and that's when officers say he ran for it.
The child was unharmed and was later released to the mother.
Washington who is a self-admitted Crip gang member was later booked into the Fresno County Jail on several charges.