BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say officers arrested a 20-year-old man after he threatened to shoot employees at a restaurant.

Police said in a statement Sunday that Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa and two members of his staff were in the area when the threat was made.

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Police say the officers responded to the location as the suspect, 20-year-old Sean McNair, attempted to flee. He was apprehended when his vehicle was boxed in.

Police say a loaded revolver was recovered.

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McNair was taken to a booking facility, where police say he was charged with assault and a handgun violation. Police said Sunday afternoon that he was waiting to see a court commissioner.

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