UPDATE AT 9:09AM, March 21, 2017
The police have identified the suspect as 19-year-old Samuel Wyatt from Rochester.
ORIGINAL: A 19-year old from Rochester was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a handgun, after officers attempted to pull over a vehicle near the Liberty Pole.
It happened just before 6pm on Monday evening.
After the vehicle stopped, the three occupants fled on foot into a nearby apartment building. Inside the abandoned vehicle was a handgun.
Officers surrounded the building and began to search the building for the individuals that fled from the car.
After an extensive investigation by the officers involved, a 19 year old man was taken into custody. He is expected to be arraigned in Rochester City Court Tuesday Morning.