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Columbus man accused of impersonating cop

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Posted at 9:56 AM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-02 11:34:03-04

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A Columbus man was arrested Saturday evening after drawing a gun and saying he was an officer, police say.

Around 11 p.m. Columbus police responded to a disturbance in the 2300 block of Mapleton Street. Police talked to a victim who said he was walking down an alley when Taylor Talkington, 26, confronted him about looking in his garage.

The victim said Talkington drew a gun, identified himself as a police officer and ordered him to get down on his knees with his hands on his head.  

Talkington was arrested on preliminary charges of impersonating a public servant.