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Deputies: Man wanted on felony charge taken into custody after pursuit at Eastview Mall

Deputies say that a 36-year-old Pine Bush resident was arrested at Eastview Mall on felony charges following an incident over the weekend.

On Saturday, deputies were patrolling the mall and recognized a white male identified as John Wesley Knights, 36, from Dansville, who had warrants out of Livingston County in the past.

Deputies contacted Livingston County Dispatch and confirmed that John had a felony warrant for criminal contempt, and told them that they would extradite. While attempting to take Knights into custody – he fled on foot through the male.

He was eventually taken into custody at Macy’s after the foot pursuit and a brief struggle. He was charged with resisting arrest and issued an appearance ticket for that charges in Victor Town Court.

He was then transported to Livingston County and turned over to the Dansville Police Department.

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