According to St. Joseph Police Capt. Jeff Wilson, shortly before noon, officers responded to the area of 800 S. 6th Street in reference to a call reporting a man who possibly displayed a firearm.
Once in the area, an officer located the man who fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, the man was arrested in the area of 800 Mary Street. Officers located a BB gun on the path of the foot pursuit.
The man was identified as Lawrence R. Kieser Jr. According to Wilson, Kieser has an active probation warrant for his arrest.