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26-year-old fugitive from New Jersey arrested by Springfield police

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

A 26-year-old man who was wanted by authorities in New Jersey was arrested in Springfield Wednesday morning. 

Ryan Walsh, Spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department said Alexander Sifuentes was arrested on a warrant following a traffic stop at the end of Pine Grove Avenue around 9 a.m.

Sifuentes reportedly fled on foot during the stop, but was eventually taken into custody. 

Walsh said he was also charged with two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle). 

Members of the U.S. Task Force and State police also assisted with the arrest. 

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