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SABLE flight finds fugitive


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police used their eye in the sky to catch a suspect.

Reuben Nathaniel Irvin, 24, jumped from his car Monday when officers tried to pull him over.

Wednesday night, as officers, deputies and dogs chased Irvin, WPD's SABLE helicopter followed him with its infrared cameras.

Irvin is now in jail under $280,000 secure bond. He's charged with several crimes, including assault on a government official and possession with intent to sell heroin.

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