Police arrest man accused of littering, running from officer

Columbus police arrested a man after he littered and then ran from an officer, reports state.

Orlando Hicks, 20, is charged with littering and obstruction of an officer, police said.

According to reports, Hicks was seen about 8:45 a.m. Monday throwing newspapers on the ground at 1408 Veterans Parkway. An officer told Hicks to stop throwing the papers and pick them up. However, Hicks refused and then ran from police.

Police say they caught Hicks at 13th Street and Fifth Avenue.