BALTIMORE (WJZ)– City police have arrested a man who they say had a loaded handgun and prescription drugs after he attempted to flee Tuesday.

The Baltimore Police Department said around 3:20 p.m., they suspected that 30-year-old Steven Cole was engaging in narcotics transactions in the 2400 block of Winchester Street.

steven cole Police Arrest Man With Loaded Gun, Prescription Drugs After He Attempted To Flee

Officers then approached the suspect and he ran, according to police. Once captured in the 2000 block of Brunt Street, authorities recovered a loaded .32 caliber revolver and suspected Oxycodone.

2400 winchester Police Arrest Man With Loaded Gun, Prescription Drugs After He Attempted To Flee

Cole, who is not allowed to possess a firearm, was transported to Central Booking where he was charged with handgun and narcotics violations.

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