Police officers recovered a gun Sunday afternoon after responding to an assault where a male allegedly flashed a weapon in the 17300 block of 76th Avenue West in Lynnwood. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Police officers recovered a gun Sunday afternoon after responding to an assault where a male allegedly flashed a weapon in the 17300 block of 76th Avenue West in Lynnwood. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Police: Suspect tried to drive away but wheel came off

Lynnwood Police officers responded to a reported assault where a gun allegedly was flashed.

LYNNWOOD — A suspect allegedly flashed a handgun during a fight and tried to drive away Sunday afternoon, only to be foiled by a wheel that came off his vehicle in Lynnwood.

Police responded to the 19700 block of 76th Avenue West for a neighborhood assault report, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. A suspect tried to drive off, but a front wheel left the vehicle.

Police put the suspect, who is male, in custody and recovered a firearm.

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