Suspect runs into library while fleeing police

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - September 30, 2010

A man fleeing police after a traffic stop in Missoula, Mont., ran into the city library Wednesday and hid in a restroom, prompting an evacuation while police arrested him.

Police say the man refused to get out of his vehicle during a traffic stop. While driving away, he struck the front tire of a bicycle. Lt. Geron Wade says the bicyclist did not appear to be seriously injured.

Officers responded to the library after someone called police reporting a very nervous-looking man standing on the sidewalk outside.

Wade says an officer spotted the man going into a restroom and the library was evacuated for about 30 minutes while he was arrested.

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