HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A 23-year-old Durham man was arrested Tuesday after Hillsborough police said he had a concealed handgun while in custody.

While conducting a traffic stop on South Churton Street, Damian Ferguson, the passenger, fled the scene on foot, police said.

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Officers chased and caught Ferguson. While in custody, police said they found he was in possession of a concealed handgun.

After being taken before a magistrate, he was released on a written promise to appear in court.